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          Interpreting "Health, Safety, and Welfare"

          The primary requirement written into architectural practice acts for most U.S. states is that architects are licensed only for the purpose of protecting the public health, safety, and welfare (HSW). In Illinois where I am a licensed architect, these...

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          UniFormat is a Design Decision Tool

          When starting a new design project, what is actually known? Very little. The relevant design decisions must be made as the project progresses. So how...

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          Protecting the Public via Fiduciary Duty

          Architects are obligated to protect the public as a primary duty, but not the only duty. We wrote about architects having a fiduciary duty to the...

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          What Is Conspectus's Approach to Fiduciary Duty?

          New and Different The industry is changing. The emerging revolution is that licensed architects and engineers owe a fiduciary duty to owners. This...

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          Fiduciary Duty for Design Professionals - an Introduction

          In his blog post last week, David Stutzman presented several examples illustrating ways in which architects fail in their fiduciary duty to owners,...

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          Can owners have trust and confidence in specifiers?

          First, owners must know who the specifiers are before this question can be answered. Trust and confidence is an underlying core principle of the...

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          The Magic of Certification—Solving the Qualifications Dilemma

          First published and presented at GlassCon Global 2018, Chicago, IL October 6, 2018

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          Eliminate Asymmetric Project Information

          Successful construction projects rely on complete, accurate, timely, and understandable communication; maximizing all of these reduces the likelihood...

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          Better Specifications Language

          Specifications must be written following the "Four C's" of effective communication: Clear, Concise, Correct and Complete. Getting each "C" done right...

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