The City of Cebu has no right to accept an Architect’s work product without fair and equitable compensation Continue reading Unauthorized Services – Lessons Learned from Designing a Medical Center
Proprietary specification are great anytime you want to have an established standard product and do not wish to deviate from that standard. Continue reading Proprietary Specifications – An Illegal Tender for Hospital Equipment.
At Grenfell, the panels that were used were constructed with polyurethane core panels. These panels are permitted by code in the UK. Continue reading Centralized Procurement – Was the Tragedy of the Grenfell Tower Avoidable?
I want to reflect on all of the ways that builders could implement modular construction methods regardless of the design or the project management. Continue reading Modular Construction – Architects Responsible for Lag in Adoption of Pre-Fabricated Construction Techniques?
One of the biggest mistakes I see people make when they solicit the COW is making up their own list of line items. Continue reading Third Party Work Breakdown Structures – Why You Need One Every Time You Solicit Construction Quotes.
Throughout my procurement career, I have found many parallels between the process of architecture and the process of procurement. Continue reading A Tale of Two Professions – How Architecture and Procurement Align.
In last week’s article, I asserted that Architects are uniquely qualified to coordinate the various building systems of a project. … Continue reading Should you hire an engineer directly or through an architect