it depends

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Building code issues (wait – don’t stop reading – please)…now, I was saying, they are not my favorite subject to tackle, but I find that being conversant in them as well as navigating through them efficiently and thoroughly has brought me more work than my better ability to choose colors or develop beautiful details – ok, the jury is still out on that. Buckle up because we’re going to talk about them today. Continue reading “it depends”

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it depends

words and our word 

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We use a lot of words, but we give our word and that should me something more. Nonetheless, when we give our word it seems we need a lot of words to ensure that we actually give our word.

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words and our word 

small projects: construction administration

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If you’ve followed my past series on small projects, of which the last one appeared in late 2016, it seems evident that we wrap it up with a post on a crucial service provided by architects, construction administration, or CA in our slang or vernacular. Continue reading “small projects: construction administration”

small projects: construction administration

trade in for the trades

20161107_114214.jpgA recent article in our local paper reminded me of a well-known problem we have in our country’s construction (and manufacturing) industry. We need men and women not to go to college. Yes, I said that, but I do know they need other forms of higher education. Continue reading “trade in for the trades”

trade in for the trades