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The Protocols of Construction: Submittals and Shop Drawings

In prior articles we addressed the protocols for documenting the contract and RFIs. Once construction phase services begin, and the architect is reviewing the contractor’s submittals, the importance of implementing protocols remains critical.

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The Protocols of Construction: The RFI

When a contractor has questions about how to perform the tasks required within a scope of work as depicted on construction documents, the contractor issues what is variously called a Request for Interpretation or Information referred to as an RFI.

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New License Requirement for District of Columbia Architectural and Interior Design Firms

Do you practice in DC? You'll want to read this! As of July 1, all professional architecture and interior design firms, not just individuals, must now be licensed in the District of Columbia.

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