What is the Future of Architecture as a Profession?

In 2010, the Royal Institute of British Architects think tank, Building Futures, published a report addressing some of the following questions: “...who will design our buildings in 2025; what roles will those trained in architecture be doing then and how will architectural practice have changed as a result?” In April of 2013, Steve Mouzon offered … Continue reading What is the Future of Architecture as a Profession?

Communicate, You’ll Be Glad You Did

For those of us that work on the litigation side of the design and construction industry, we know that hindsight is indeed 20/20, as the expression goes. An unfortunate aspect of the litigation realm, is the dehumanization that occurs as people are reduced to and segregated as either plaintiff or defense — the US versus … Continue reading Communicate, You’ll Be Glad You Did

A Digital Magazine for the Architecture, Engineering & Construction (AEC) Industry

After tearing down AEC Quality .com to the bare studs and rebuilding the site by hand, I am proud to announce the beginning of a new chapter. Beginning July 1st, each month we will explore the trends impacting quality and risk management in the built environment. With an impressive panel of guest columnists, this free digital magazine … Continue reading A Digital Magazine for the Architecture, Engineering & Construction (AEC) Industry

Quality Assurance vs. Quality Control – An SDGBC Lunch+LEED Event

If you aren't doing anything on Wenesday, 10 April 2013, and you'll be in the San Diego area, I invite you to join me for lunch. I have been invited to present at the next Lunch+LEED seminar, hosted by my friends at the San Diego Green Building Council. You may recall that last September I … Continue reading Quality Assurance vs. Quality Control – An SDGBC Lunch+LEED Event

Guest Post: The ARC and The Covenants

This is a guest post from Mike Collignon, Executive Director and Co-Founder, Green Builder Coalition. As Executive Director and Co-Founder of the Green Builder® Coalition, Mike engages in national and state-level advocacy, co-produces quarterly research reports, and publishes both a bi-monthly e-newsletter and a monthly feature in Green Builder® Magazine. This article was originally published … Continue reading Guest Post: The ARC and The Covenants