Dazed and confused: Are you administering the contract... or the construction?

Design professionals use various terms in contracts, websites and correspondence to describe their services during the construction phase of a project.

This article highlights why it’s important for design professionals to be precise in their terminology in order to: manage expectations; give clients and their lawyers one less toehold to try to distort what an A/E is responsible for; reduce the risk of misunderstandings and disputes.