The Architect's Guide To Writing: For Design And Construction Professionals

September 15, 2014|
The Architect's Guide To Writing: For Design And Construction Professionals by Bill Schmalz
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Finally, a book designed specifically to help architects, designers, engineers, and contractors improve their writing skills. The author, Bill Schmalz, AIA, CSI, is a practicing licensed architect and a principal with the firm Perkins+Will. He understands the types of documents that design and construction professionals routinely write and edit, and he knows how they can do it better. Using examples that an architect will understand, the book deals clearly-and, the author hopes, sometimes humorously-with design and construction professionals'' most common writing problems.   Some of the book''s chapters: ·"The Slippery Sidewalk of Grammar" ·"Verb Irregularities" ·"Handle These Words with Care" ·"The Punctuation Toolbox" ·"Developing a Lean Writing Style" ·"Writing Internationally" ·"Editing Your Draft" ·"The Right Look" ·"Facing the Blank Screen"
Bill Schmalz, AIA, is a principal in the Los Angeles office of Perkins+Will. Since joining the firm in 1980, he has led teams on a wide variety of project types, including healthcare, education, research, transportation, and commercial. His expertise is in contract documentation, contract administration, and construction cost managemen...
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Title:The Architect's Guide To Writing: For Design And Construction Professionals
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:160 pages, 8.92 X 7.54 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:160 pages, 8.92 X 7.54 X 0.5 in
Published:September 15, 2014
Publisher:Images Publishing Dist A/C
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781864705720

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