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"Who Pays for the Architect's Mistakes?"
Author: Guckert, Donald, and Jeri Ripley King
Published In: Facilities Manager
Date: September/October 2002

In managing the design and construction efforts of the University of Missouri-Columbia, one of the common challenges is coaching admnistrators and internal customers on realistic expectations for design consultants.  Explains why owner is responsible for paying for mistakes in architectural and engineerng services.  Discusses standard of care, errors and omissions, communication, risk management, and aligning expectations.

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