Associate Vice President
(This really happened … Believe) T’was just before Bid Opening, in our studio place, The printers were whirring at a blizzardly pace. The drawings were hung by the plotters, with care, In hopes that good Contractors soon would be there. The team was nestled, quite snug in their cubes, While dreams of “no changes” improved [...]
“Quality” work is a beautiful thing. The quality of “beauty” is created in myriad facets, such as thoughtful interior and exterior spatial linkages, strong conceptual development, solid planning goals and objectives, thorough client involvement, keenly-proportioned facades, well-orchestrated construction documents, plans and details that tell the whole story to the constructors, clear scope that facilitates accurate [...]
The 2012 Construction Documents Technologist (CDT) program has concluded with a very positive outcome once again. We received examination results from 29 people around the firm. Our 21 newest CDT-certified professionals are listed below. The 2012 Cannon Design passing rate is approximately 70%. CSI’s nationwide passing rate is about 50% – so great going to [...]
Have you ever experienced that very familiar things happen occasionally in a totally random manner? Most likely everyone has picked up a dog-eared periodical while waiting to get that painful dental work or expensive eyeglass prescription update, only to run across something special to you personally. You would have missed it had you not grabbed [...]
You don’t have to actually sing along, but on your way home tonight in the car, taxi or on the bike, plane, train, bus….. You’d better watch out, you’d better not sigh, our future is bright, I’m tellin’ you why, QUA-LIT-Y is part of our firm! We’re workin’ real hard, we’re winnin’ the work, we’re [...]
Ever heard of “FOS?” Cannon Design now has a very unique service we can provide for our clients old and new. We call it “Facility Optimization Services” (FOS) and it is all about providing very responsive resources for existing facility condition assessment, estimating costs for repair or replacement, capital project planning, emergency response planning, web-based [...]
There are thousands of people who most of us and others around the world never have a chance to meet, but are so well known that they become almost a part of our daily lives. Setting aside the notorious and “celeb” figures that come to mind (oh, and the Kardashians…), those who have uplifting and [...]
With the Earth now at a slightly larger tilt after the Buffalo Bills’ unexpected NFL AFC-East gridiron triumph last weekend and current 3-0 record, one might begin to ponder the meaning of life and the possibilities that lie in wait. Looking back, there have been many dark football years in Western New York (like since [...]
Many of us have recently returned from (or are getting soooo ready to take) a well-deserved break, so it’s important to keep in mind at least one thought: “Quality NEVER takes a vacation.” Even thought you may have been relaxing on a sunshine-soaked hot sandy beach, BBQ-ing for dozens in your backyard (ahh, family-time…), sightseeing [...]
Man is it HOT in Buffalo (aka “Miami of the North”) these days. As is usually the case for any webinar, there are many of you who missed the presentation (…and lunch…) of the Phase II Standards roll-out last Friday for a variety of reasons (…all legitimate of course…or perhaps golf-course.) Also, many who did [...]
Susan Welker, AIA - 18 May 2013
Exactly! I did research during my Masters in Architecture about how more w...
Yen Cao - 15 May 2013
Way to go Brian! Congrats.
Air Monitoring - 15 May 2013
Really, its nice information, I read this whole and carefully. This covers ...
Don Wesley - 14 May 2013
Sara: What an honor, and so well deserved! You have always been a very sp...
Bob Farwell - 13 May 2013
Sara: Congratulations! I have always been impressed by your talents,work e...