News article posted on July 11, 2019
On Friday, September 20, 2019, CTLGroup’s Vice President and Group Manager, Richard Kaczkowski, P.E., S.E., will be at the American Institute of Architects in New York, New York to give an in-person presentation on his contribution to, “MORE Sticks and Bricks: A Lawyer’s Guide to Advanced Construction Systems and Techniques.”
Mr. Kaczkowski is the author of Chapter One: Commonly Used Building Materials, where it describes structural materials such as steel, concrete, masonry, and wood as well as nonstructural materials such as insulation, roofing, wall cladding. The chapter is ended with an informative glossary of terms useful to those needing to define building materials.
As a leading industry professional, Mr. Kaczkowski has approximately 35 years of broad engineering experience encompassing construction problem investigation, structural analysis and design, building envelope leakage assessment, testing, code compliance evaluation, repair design, project management, construction product development, and intellectual property consulting.
The Sticks and Bricks and More Sticks and Bricks publication is a comprehensive guide to construction technology. The aim of these publications is to provide attorneys who deal with construction litigation and contracts the basics of constructing a building. Both publications go into detailed explanations of construction terminology, building materials and systems, as well as construction means and methods.
This program will present a unique opportunity for contractors, owners, new and seasoned construction lawyers, and other construction industry participants to learn about the key elements of all aspects of construction systems and technology that arise in construction projects. During the session, attendees will cover topics from building enclosures to mechanical systems as well as site work and foundations to structural steel.
At the end of this session, these attendees will be able to identify and anticipate legal risks, ask better questions, comprehend complex technical concepts, counsel their clients more competently, and deliver greater value when engaged on construction projects.
With registration, attendees will receive the Forum book, Sticks & Bricks: A Practical Guide to Construction Systems and Technology, lunch, and a full day of CLE instruction.
For more information on this program and to register, please visit: https://www.americanbar.org/events-cle/mtg/inperson/372751442/