Words of Wisdom

Here are the top ten phrases and sayings which I use

Architects get themselves in to problems when they try to be too helpful.

Fail to plan, plan to fail.

Cost must inform design.

Less is more – in correspondence and negotiations.

Designers think, contractors do.

Every project in the Office should have a Job Captain.

Over ambitious design, no one understood each other and the contractor walked off the job – Tower of Babylon.

Contractors work on tiny margins.

Keep contractors properly instructed at all times.

The building contract is a script.