Primer

Owner’s Project Requirements: What It Is, What It Could Be

Clients, designers, and commissioning agents don’t always get what they need out of the OPR. Some teams are trying to change that.

September 7, 2016

OPR: three letters that can spell the difference between a contented client and a contentious callback.

Building projects are complex, collaborative, and long-lasting, and they have more pitfalls than level ten of Temple Run. The owner’s project requirements document is designed to keep everyone on the same page about the basics from start to finish.