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Muse Architects Promotes John David Martinez to Associate

Muse Architects is pleased to announce the promotion of John David Martinez, AIA to the position of Associate as well as additions to our staff.

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New Partners at Bates Architects

Bates Architects LLC is pleased to announce that both Ben Bates and Jennifer Litchfield have been added as partners in the firm and promoted to the title of Vice President, effective January, 1st 2020. Marty Bates will remain in same role as President.

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The Protocols of Construction: The Written Contract

One local architect refers to the documents generated during every project as “the protocols of construction.” Adhering to and following those protocols minimize the risk of challenges on a project. Often, the protocols reduce disputes.

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