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    Having provided the United Kingdom's educational system with new school building design concepts throughout the 1950s and 60s, Southwest London has once again become a proving ground for a new type of educational construction.


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    When firms take the time early in the design process to improve construction coordination — for instance between mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) subcontractors working in constricted areas — they can reap tangible benefits. This article offers a design/build-oriented perspective. — Editor


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