Posts Tagged ‘Camelback road’

Tweet On Saturday I attended the first Annual Bicycle Summit of Phoenix at the Burton Barr Library put on by the City of Phoenix. It was wonderful to hear about proposed bike infrastructure improvements, existing safety and traffic laws, and programs and events concerning cyclists. It was also a great opportunity for the biking community to get together and be heard. I commend the organizers – City of Phoenix bicycle coordinator Joseph Perez and traffic engineer Kerry Wilcoxon for making a concerted effort to listen to what the bikers of Phoenix need and want. Although the summit this Saturday was…

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February 01, 2011

The Contractor and the Architect

by: Taz Loomans

Tweet While browsing through some old Arizona Builder & Contractor Magazines for some research I’m doing for another article, I came across this poem written in 1954 that made me laugh out loud. Those of you not in the industry may not be aware of the “special” relationship between Architects and Contractors.  I thought this poem by H.E. Deming sums it up pretty nicely and I thought I’d share it with you.  And no, nothing’s changed 55 plus years… The Contractor and the Architect Are special kind of friends, They laugh and jolly at a bar, But on the job…

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