Monthly Archives: March 2009

Project Coordination: Practice the Hand-off

Coordination in architecture, engineering, and construction is all about the hand-off, just as it is in other businesses and in team sports. The hand-off happens all over the place, all the time. It is often accompanied by words like “You

Posted in Project Management

Missing consultant coordination, a hilltop building gets a surprise lift station

If you put a new building on a hilltop, the need for a sewage lift station may be the last thing you would expect. However, if you discover that the plumbing waste pipe leaving the building is below the end

Posted in Oops, Site Work

Seek Early Resolution of Construction Disputes

Early resolution of construction disputes can save a lot of time and money…for all parties. Some amount of disagreement is an inherent and healthy part of the construction process, and ensuing conversations about construction quality and building performance can lead

Posted in Construction Administration, Project Administration, Project Management


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