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Daily Digest Fri Nov 19 23:00:02 2004

 
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 20, 2004 12:43 pm    Post subject: Daily Digest Fri Nov 19 23:00:02 2004 Reply with quote

Dear SEFIans
I also do not see any harm in signing structural drawings irrespective of whether Architect signs his drawings or not. It may be prudent to put in one or more drawings (in the notes column) a sentence saying "the structural details are worked out as per the architect's inputs" and preserve the drawings issued by the architect safely.
kalgal

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Message From  acpl_sefi@rediffmail.com
Subject: structural stamping machine
Date: 18/11/04
Time: 23:06:31
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Dear All,

On a project recently I was asked to sign my structural drawings by the architect. I insited that he first gives me a signed copy of the architectural drawings as “good for construction”. He immediately went on the defensive asking why I would need them. I told him it would stand to reason that the building bye-laws was his responsibility and structural stability was mine. He has no longer insited I give signed drawings (for the time being at least).

One obvious reason would be the building does not comply with bye-laws—but I doubt that this is the cause in this case. Could there be another reason and could the structural community benefit from that knowledge? (insecurity of liability?)

Vipul Ahuja
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Message From  sdec@bol.net.in
Subject: structural stamping machine
Date: 19/11/04
Time: 11:57:21
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Well, we do sign drawings regularly as a matter of routine and see no reason
why we shouldn't do it irrespective of what the architect does for his part
of the work.

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