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Nov/Dec 2002 Issue
November/December 2002
Technical Articles
Doing Our Best To Avoid Claims
Time To Sharpen Up Our Practices

Some claims against design professionals are caused by plain bad luck and we sincerely hope it won’t happen to us. But most are caused by our own errors and shortcomings and those made by our staff and engineering consultants. Considering the vast volume of documentation produced for a single building or project, it is impractical to expect completely error-free documents.
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DCD Insights
Sustaining The Momentum: The Search for Sustainable Roofing
The ability to endure, to keep on going, is at the heart of sustainable design. When applied to buildings, sustainable design refers to product solutions that can conserve, recycle, and even help renew natural resources over time. Many products that accomplish that goal are here already, and new ones are being introduced every day.
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Case Studies     
File: Commercial

• Celebration! Cinema
   Pawtucket, R.I.

• WALA-TV, Fox 10
   Mobile, Alabama

File: Civic

• Green Bay Transit Facility
   Green Bay, Wisconsin

 State College Municipal Building
   State College, Pennsylvania

• Huntley Project Museum of Irrigated Agriculture
   Huntley, Montana

 El Dorado Hills Fire Station No. 86
   El Dorado Hills, California

File: Educational

• Kennesaw State University, Visual Arts Classrooms & Offices
   Kennesaw, Georgia

• College of Engineering Center for Environmental Research & Technolog
   Riverside, California

File: Medical

• Fairview Red Wing Medical Center
   Red Wing, Minnesota

File: Office

• Waverly Woods Office Building #1, Harkins Headquarters
Marriotsville, Maryland

File: Religious

• Prince of Peace Catholic Church
Chesapeake, Virginia

File: Residential

• Hall Guest House
Ahwatukee, Arizona
Specifiers Spotlight
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Garland Company - High Performance Roofing & Flooring Systems: Get a free Architectural CD with CSI-formatted specs and details. » Learn more

The Belden Brick Company:
From its inception in 1885 as the Diebold Fire Brick Company, Belden Brick has been synonymous with excellence in brickmaking. » Learn more

Panelfold's Walls So Tall: Modulfex® Series 800 steel operable walls as high as 44 feet, made with one-piece 14-gauge steel frames. » Learn more

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