In this week’s book review of Sustainable Healthcare Architecture, Managing Editor Stephanie Stubbs points out that “‘AIAs’ abound among the essays, but so do RNs, AICPs, PEs, LEED-APs, PhDs, and an MD or two. Are we listening to each other? Are these remarkable buildings the result?”
Given the complexity of projects and project management, does the architect bring the most value to the client as the integrator/facilitator? As project point person, is that the best position for the person who certifies for payment and is responsible for contractor requests for information?
What do you think?
(And take a look at this week's letters to the editor for additional insights on this topic from your colleagues.)