Kansas Department of Administration

Building Design and Construction Manual (BDCM)


This manual and associated project forms have been developed and revised by the Office of Facilities and Property Management – Design Construction & Compliance to provide the reader, Project Architect, Project Engineer, or agency representatives, with the necessary information to complete a Capital Improvement construction project for the State of Kansas.  It is the intent of this manual and forms to develop procedures in accordance with statutory requirements and the accepted practices of architecture and engineering.

All chapters were updated August of 2023 unless otherwise noted.

Building Design & Construction Manual 2023

For a copy of the older versions of the Building Design and Construction Manual, click here.

If you have any problems with the above documents, please contact us at 785-291-3695.

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