Last autumn, our construction company was nearing completion of a substantial new addition and renovation when we ran into a problem. The architect had specified a light fixture we thought inappropriate, and it occupied a highly noticeable spot in the new addition. This posed a dilemma for us, since we work frequently and well with the architect, and we were on great terms with the homeowner. We did not want to insult either of them, nor did we wish to buy the fixture, put it up, and then take it down again, especially since it was an expensive, nonreturnable, special-order fixture. Builders often find themselves in this position. The architect has made a