When a Specifier Engages in Magical Thinking

One of the hallmarks of magical thinking is the notion that if you think a thing, you can make it happen, simply by thinking it.  This is often reinforced by our tendency to see connections between events and our propensity to interpret those..

Delegated Design - Where is the architect?

The concept of delegated design is not new. Architects have passed some design responsibility to contractors for a long time. A classic example is structural steel connections. The steel fabricator designs the connections for the full load carrying..

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