Preface


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Preface
PrefaceArchitecture is a noble profession, but can be a difficult vocation. Despite the pure joy of design and the satisfaction of seeing those ideas come to fruition, the work is demanding. Owners often expect to receive flawless construction documents quickly, and the contractors and their subs scrutinize the drawings and specifications to find gaps and change order opportunities. If the project takes the path where RFIs, change orders, and accusations are flying, the experience is a strain on all parties. When the project climate deteriorates even further into arbitrations, depositions, and lawsuits, it can be draining and discouraging as well. It is no wonder that some architects view their creations with a mix of pride and regret…
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Greg Winkler: Construction Administration for Architects. Preface, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2009), AccessEngineering Export