Rachmad Irwanto


Design changes are inevitable in most projects. In many construction projects they may look not too complicated to be executed in front of computer models. The actual situation turned out to be the other way around. Apart from detailed changes in shop drawings, bill of quantity and specifications, administrative works related to the project are quite considerations. These mounted consequences would be more for short duration projects with government funding executed in the near end book period. The allocated execution period for short duration projects is not usually allowing rapid changes for the unexpected consequences. This paper presents what actually happens inside the project management during the contract change order process.


Design changes; short duration project; overruns; technical consequences; administrative consequences; time period allocation; contract change order

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