Lean in Design: What Owners, Designers and Builders Need to Know (Houston Interest Group)

August 28, 2019 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm (under construction)
August 28, 2019 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Central Time Zone
Page Southerland Page, Inc.
1100 Louisiana, Suite One
LCI Houston Interest Group

"Lean" is a process improvement methodology that been used for decades in manufacturing to increase value, reduce waste, ease work, improve quality, save time, and reduce costs. More than 20 years ago, the Lean Construction Institute was formed. Many construction contractors across the country have been using Lean with many advantages for them and the owners. But how does Lean apply to building design? In this session, you will learn about Lean Building Design from an experienced architect trained in Lean, with a Six Sigma Black Belt.

Whether you are new to Lean or have deep experience in Lean Construction, you are bound to learn something new in this interactive session. Don’t miss it!

Learning objectives:

  • Participants will discover a brief history of Lean, including how Lean principles are used in manufacturing, construction, and services.
  • Through the use of interactive exercises, participants will be able to see waste in a new way, which is essential to continuous improvement.
  • By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to explain how a variety of Lean tools can be used to improve their work.
  • By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to speak intelligently about the similarities, differences and overlaps between Lean Design and Lean Construction.


Kurt Neubek is the Principal/Healthcare Practice Leader at Page Southerland Page, Inc.

Snacks and beverages will be provided

Parking is available at 1100 Smith Garage and will be validated