Construction Administration for Architects (e-book)

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July 13, 2009


Electronic book text, 256 pages


0071625305 / 9780071625302

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Main description

The ideal desktop architectural guide to navigating the construction process and anticipating, avoiding, and managing liability risks

This invaluable book on construction administration leads the architect through a typical project--from contract to closeout--illustrating topics such as how to spot problems before they occur, how to mitigate change orders and disputes, and how to use submittals and RFIs.

Co-written by an architect and an attorney, Construction Administration for Architects provides basic information for emerging professionals and in-depth strategies for experienced industry veterans. Useful tips, checklists, and real-life examples are included throughout.

Table of contents

Ch 1. Construction Documents
Ch 2. Liabilty Reduction
Ch 3. Construction-Related Issues
Ch 4. Completing Construction
Ch 5. Closing Out the Contract
Ch 6. Beyond Contract Close Out

Author comments

Greg Winkler, AIA, LEED AP, is a principal in Green Lizard Management, a project management firm that provides owner representation and project management services to corporate, developer, and institutional clients. An architect with over 25 years of experience in affordable housing, office buildings, industrial/commercial, and retail construction, he was a contributor to the Southern Solar Energy Center publication, The Passive Solar Design Handbook, and is the co-author of Analysis of Passive Solar System Thermal Performance.

Gary Chiumento is the founder of Chiumento McNally & Shockley LLC, a firm specializing in construction-related law. The firm’s clients include architects, engineers, surveyors, construction management companies, and various construction professionals. He has published numerous articles on topics of interest to the design and business community and is a frequent speaker on professional liability issues.

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