Owner's Design Guidelines
Design Guideline Elements
These Design Guideline Elements provide direction to design professionals as a general rule for most circumstances. With the wide variety of facilities, varying life expectancies and program requirements, the Design Guidelines must be specifically and correctly applied to each project by the design professional.
These Design Guidelines do not replace professional design analysis. We expect the design professional to conduct independent evaluations for each project. Applications of proven technologies and systems to provide cost effective alternate design concepts are encouraged.
We recognize that there will be times when deviations from these Design Guidelines may be appropriate on some projects, and in those instances, the design professional is expected to proactively and in writing, notify the Owner's Project Manager for approval to deviate from the Guidelines.
The version of a Design Guideline Element posted on this site at the time that the Project Proposal is approved for a given project shall be used in the preparation of Contract Documents.
Design Guideline Element Archives
Review and⁄or download previous versions of the Design Guideline Elements:
Guideline Revision Request Forms
All facilities staff, consultants and contractors are encouraged to participate in the ongoing development of these guidelines by communicating any concerns, suggestions or questions. The forms below has been provided to allow formal consideration and processing of any input you may have.
Please download, complete and forward the following MS Word document form by email, fax, interoffice mail or hand deliver to the number/address provided.
Guideline Revision Request Form
NOTE: The link below is for internal use by MD Anderson personnel only (SharePoint).
Guideline Revision Request Form For Employees
CURRENT DESIGN GUIDELINE ELEMENTS
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CONSTRUCTION SYSTEMS AND ASSEMBLIES
NOTE: Design Guideline Elements are intended for use only in connection with work performed for MD Anderson Cancer Center.
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