Monthly Archives: July 2013

Managing vs. Doing: The Challenge of Managing Architectural Production

In the mid-1990’s, after many years of work as an architectural drafter, then job captain and project manager, I was given the responsibility of managing architectural production for a firm that was growing quickly in order to handle an increasing

Posted in Practice Management

Designing a Low-Slope Roof to Drain

Low slope roofs or “flat” roofs, as they are sometimes called, typically have single-ply membrane or multi-layer “built-up” roof systems. Although one or more manufacturers offer warrantees for membranes installed with no slope (dead level), the 2009 IBC (International Building

Posted in Construction Documents

CAUTION

The content provided on this site and in the Posts is intended to be entertaining, thought-provoking, and educational. It is not intended as direction or recommendations for the design or construction of any specific building project. The information is provided in good faith but without assurance as to its completeness, accuracy, or suitability for any particular purpose. If you are considering using information provided on this site, you are responsible for verifying its appropriateness to your needs, and you assume all risk for its use.