Lean Construction Institute

Journal article

Research development of Lean Construction Journal: a bibliometric analysis

This comprehensive bibliometric analysis of the technical papers and case studies published in Lean Construction Journal between 2004 and 2018 aimed to observe the connections between current researches and to propose systematic research in the future.

Broken industry

Lean Design and Construction represents a set of proven solutions to a siloed capital project delivery industry characterized by stagnant productivity, schedule delays, budget overruns and dissatisfied clients. Lean thinking and processes deliver better employee retention and quality of life, safer worksites, reduced project waste...

Getting started with Lean

On this web page you'll find excerpts from the Lean Construction Institute's recent publication, Transforming Design & Construction, and The Last Planner Production System Workbook. Please use these materials to help you get started on your Lean journey.

Lean construction defined

After watching Lean Construction Defined, you will learn about a transformational way to plan for, design and build capital projects.

Team partner selection

In the Team Partner Selection video, Dave Roberts explains how crucial it is to have the right people in the right place on the right project when using Lean concepts. Watch this video and the others in a series of 12 videos highlighting key chapters...