The Funny Papers by Harris Hyman, P. E. Ou r world of work is changing. The buildings we build are changing, the electrical and mechanical systems are changing, our methods are changing, our clients are changing. Our attitudes toward our plans—drawings and specifications—are one of the real indications of the change. We are a long way from the master carpenter who carried his plans as a series of pencil marks on a single seven-foot board. However, we're not yet to Manhattan, where a full set of stamped working drawings is carefully checked before a building permit is issued, even for a simple house. We are somewhere in-between, and much to the irritation of a number of us, probably headed