Builders Respond to
To the Editor:
In reply to the letter "Why
Architects Can't Trust Contractors"
If part of Mr. Findley's job falls in
the area of construction
management, it is up to him to do
the appropriate amount of
networking to find contractors
suitable for his work.
I can scarcely believe that no
trustworthy contractors exist in the
densely populated area around
McLean, Va. If after 12 years he has
not found any, perhaps his
prospective clients should look for
an architect who has.
In my role as a designer/builder I
see the traditional animosity
between architect and contractor
from both sides. As builders, we too
have trouble finding subcontractors
that measure up to our standards.
However, if we don't find them,