The term “materials transparency” has quickly grown in importance among building owners, developers, design firms and associations based on the industry’s growing ecological concerns. Continue »
Andrew D. Mendelson
Andrew D. Mendelson, FAIA, is Senior Vice President and Chief Risk Management Officer of Berkley Design Professional Underwriters, an operating company of the W.R. Berkley Insurance Corporation formed in 2013. Andy joined Berkley DP in July 2013 after a 36+ year career as a licensed architect and firm principal with a diverse background of practice, project, financial, operations and risk management experience particularly in the large A/E firm environment. He has held corporate leadership positions as CFO, Contracting Officer and Director of the Education market sector at OWP/P (Chicago) and prior to joining Berkley DP served as Director of Practice Management for Cannon Design. Contact him at 847.533.1971.
When properly implemented, building information modeling (BIM) has a significant impact on infrastructure by increasing the productivity, efficiency and quality of design and construction projects. Continue »