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Two Easy Ways For Architects And Engineers To Minimize Risk On Projects

Today I want to share two amazing lessons, based on actual stories involving real architects and engineers. (Sadly, one of these is about a firm that lost $100,000, which they could have easily avoided.) First, some background. For me, one of the best parts of being a risk management specialist is that I get to …

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The Philadelphia Salvation Army Tragedy: Three Easy Ways Architects Can Avoid Liability

This may sound shocking, but as an architect, you can be held legally liable for injuries and damages at a construction project, even if you have no direct involvement. Sometimes, if you have no involvement at all. I know it seems unfair. As an architect, you have virtually no control over day-to-day construction. Yet the …

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5 easy ways architects can increase their profits

Running an architecture firm—large or small—is full of challenges. Employee retention, new business development, and keeping current with technologies are just a few of the issues that partners and principals must manage on a daily basis. Yet as critical are they are, financial matters too frequently get bumped down on the agenda. The consequence of …

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