Author: Andrew Morrison and Giles Prosser
4 January 2022
Andrew Morrison and Giles Prosser
This month's letters discuss design responsibilities, the cost of professional services, insurance matters and the value of 'thinking time'.
In this 'Comment and reply' piece, Gabriele del Mese, project lead for the detailed design of the Padre Pio church, offers his perspective in response to an article by Alistair Lenczner in August 2020.
Oscar Emanuel urges engineers not to be put off by the challenges of timber, and to seek early specialist input where necessary to make the most of this natural material.