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  • Professional Liability in Architecture and Building - 01
    Professional Liability in Architecture and Building

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    OPEN-WEB STEEL JOISTS

    Focusing on structural engineering issues involved in the repair, restoration, or adaptive reuse of older buildings for which drawings no longer exist, this article is the eighth in a series about antiquated structural systems that can be adapted or reanalyzed for safe reuse. — Editor

    Most of the systems that have been discussed in this series are no longer in use because they have been replaced by more innovative or more economical methods of construction. — Published 2010.0616

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    COMPREHENSIVE BUILDING MODELING

    "What happens to the cost of the building if we add 40 square meters to the lobby?" "What happens to the total height of the building if we use a steel frame instead of a cast-in-place system?" "How will changing the structural system affect the construction schedule?" — Published 2003.0625

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    PATHS TO COLLABORATION

    Digital tools promise to improve collaboration processes in the design-and-construction industry. Yet more than tools are needed for collaboration to succeed. The architecture profession also needs to educate itself about the business, legal, technical, and behavioral aspects of sharing information electronically. — Published 2002.0522

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    Professional Liability in Architecture and Building

     

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