Rip and Tear clauses establish the Architect's liability to pay for costs that the Owner may incur.
The court found that Foster failed to “identify requirements and possible constraints" and "confirm key requirements and constraints”.
If you have influence over contract awards, you must hold yourself to the highest ethical standards.
The new vision included a global category management supported by regional procurement and technology support. #Procurement
The standard verbiage from the AIA is so vague and open to interpretation that it hurts both parties.
Case study demonstrating how pricing models solve procurement problems.
Separately, these stories are examples of the ways construction firms can go bad, collectively these show patterns we need to recognize .
..our natural "optimism bias" leads us to believe that we can do things faster and cheaper...
The City of Cebu has no right to accept an Architect's work product without fair and equitable compensation
an Act to require public authorities to have regard to economic, social and environmental well-being in connection with public services contracts
Punitive delay claims are unenforceable and are likely to be overridden by the courts.
Even unregulated privately held businesses need to be aware of certain soft practices that may be signs of collusion between their employees and Vendors.