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Presenting the windows

“The mullions in Option B are about 1/16 inch wider than in Option A, and in Option C the horizontals are also 1/16 inch wider. We wanted to make sure you had a lot of choices. Do you have a

Posted in Magic

Value Engineering gone awry?

Copyright Albert R. Russell 2009

Posted in Magic

Want to know where you stand?

Copyright Albert R. Russell 2009

Posted in Magic

Paint the Color Chip

One of Mike’s PM stories is about his experience on a San Francisco project where the painting contractor was having a great deal of difficulty producing a paint color sample that would satisfy the design architect from the Seattle office.

Posted in Construction Administration, Magic, Project Management

Mike’s Abridged Edition

Michaelsen (who likes to call himself Mike and who is now retired) occasionally tells stories about his work as a project manager for a prominent Pacific Northwest A-E firm. In one story he was the architect’s field rep on a

Posted in Construction Administration, Gosh Darnit, Magic


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