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Liabilities for design defects in a collaborative, integrated, digital age
Construction Law International (2013)
  • Juan Jonnathan Bravo, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
  • Jaime Gray
Abstract
The purpose of this article is to address the new challenges concerning liabilities arising from errors or defects in construction projects that employ new design methods and techniques such as BIM and new collaborative project delivery systems. Following an examination of some relevant legal issues, with particular emphasis on the Peruvian Civil Code, the authors propose that parties should clearly establish in their agreements the scope of work or services and the liability each of them should bear.
Keywords
  • construction law,
  • construction contracts,
  • BIM,
  • integrated system,
  • project delivery system,
  • contrato de construcción,
  • responsabilidad civil y BIM
Publication Date
December, 2013
Publisher Statement
This article was first published in Construction Law International, Vol 8 No 4, December 2013, and is reproduced by kind permission of the International Bar Association, London, UK. © International Bar Association.
Citation Information
Juan Jonnathan Bravo and Jaime Gray. "Liabilities for design defects in a collaborative, integrated, digital age" Construction Law International Vol. 8 Iss. 4 (2013)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jonnathan_bravo/12/