Architects

Shop drawing review – contractor essential

Sometimes there is a bit of anxiety on the part of consultants on how far to go in the review of a shop drawing. This anxiety can be reduced by understanding a little bit of the purpose and intent of shop drawings along with the responsibilities of the contractor in the process.

Quick Guide: Modern Contractor

Some notable Modernist architects have started their careers as builders or contractors. A few that stand out include Craig Ellwood and his cool Case Study House # 17 or Alfred Newman Beadle and the original Case Study Apartment #1. Another popular contractor/developer who is probably more famous than the architects he hired, is Joseph Eichler and his popular modernist …

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