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By The Numbers: Engineering & Architecture Industry Profile

February 17, 2021

Embracing the latest technology can set a design firm apart from the crowd, but it can also set you up for a rough road if you’re not adequately prepared beforehand. Building Information Modeling (BIM) is far from “new” at this point, but some wary design professionals have abstained from it anyway, allowing time to tell […]

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Engineering Inc. - 2013 Professional Liability Insurance Survey of Carriers
Engineering Inc. - 2013 Professional Liability Insurance Survey of Carriers
January 24, 2014

Incredibly, even the global economic crisis hasn’t hardened the Professional Liability Insurance market for Architects and Engineers. Today, there are more insurance companies offering A&E policies than ever. And, thanks to the increasing insurance savvy of Design Professionals (particularly those utilizing the services of specialist brokers), new Professional Liability insurers are offering more in the […]

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A New Member in California -- Risk Strategies Company, PPG
A New Member in California -- Risk Strategies Company, PPG
January 21, 2014

We’re excited to announce the addition of a new a/e ProNet member in California. Risk Strategies Company — Professional Services Group has two offices: 2040 Main Street, Suite 580 Irvine , CA 92614 949-242-9242 2000 Alameda de las Pulgas, Suite 101 San Mateo , CA 94403 650-762-0400 Welcome!

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Announcing Our Scholarship Winners
Announcing Our Scholarship Winners
January 14, 2014

It’s that time of year! We get to congratulate the winners of the a/e ProNet AIA David W. Lakamp Scholarship. Late last year, we announced the expansion of our long-standing scholarship to include two $5,000 awards annually. Out of a field of excellent candidates, the committee selected two especially deserving students: Josh Gerloff is from […]

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The NEW Schinnerer Risk Management Blog
The NEW Schinnerer Risk Management Blog
January 03, 2014

Happy New Year, friends & followers of a/e ProNet! We thought we ‘d take a moment to congratulate our friends over at Victor O. Schinnerer–one of the leading Professional Liability insurance companies in the industry today–on the new, updated Schinnerer Risk Management Blog. For a number of years, Schinnerer’s Risk Management Blog has been an […]

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Wishing all Architects & Engineers a Happy Holiday!
Wishing all Architects & Engineers a Happy Holiday!
December 24, 2013

There are few things more beautiful than a city decked out for the Christmas holidays, and for that we thank the architects, engineers, urban planners, and designers. We wish all of our readers, friends, and followers a safe, peaceful holiday. All the best in 2014!    

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Blog Love: ArchDaily (2013 Holiday Gift Guide for Architects)
Blog Love: ArchDaily (2013 Holiday Gift Guide for Architects)
December 18, 2013

We read the ArchDaily blog all year round, but last week’s fun, holiday post is worth mentioning here. (If only because they saved us the trouble of coming up with 13 excellent gift ideas for architects! Thanks, guys!) From design apps to wall clocks to art prints, these ideas are all unique, all vibrant, and […]

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An Unfair Duty to Defend
An Unfair Duty to Defend
December 11, 2013

No engineering project is without risk. Somewhere between the goal of designing the best bridge, building or water treatment facility and running a profitable business lurks the ever-present possibility of litigation. A legitimate disagreement can occur, a company can make a mistake, or a firm or government entity—or a member of the public—can file a […]

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Architect & Engineer Insurance FAQ: Breach of Contract
Architect & Engineer Insurance FAQ: Breach of Contract
December 06, 2013

Why should I strike “breach of contract” from the indemnity provision in my agreement? For one thing, it is redundant as there is already a remedy under the law should you breach your contract. Please note the excerpt in the next question from our Practice Notes Vol. 4 NO. 2, Indemnification: How to Identify Unacceptable […]

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Blog Love: TLCD Architecture
Blog Love: TLCD Architecture
November 29, 2013

Architects and engineers already share their voices with the world through their designs and ideas, but we love it when this group gets proactive about amplifying their voices online, too. Today we want to highlight the blog of one a/e ProNet member’s client: TLCD Architecture in California. TLCD Today is a fun, colorful blog that deals with […]

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