According to the ZweigWhite Report, half of engineering and architectural firms have drastically cut staff due to the current economical recession.
The article addresses the reluctance of those firms to let good, solid and qualified staff go, since that workforce does not exist in abundance, even thought the predicted“Boom Return” is almost impossible.
"Is this the time for ASCE/SEI code revisions?" Val Tuhari, of Construction Advisory Group in South Florida, wonders. "Is this the time for the exorbitantly expensive green design codes?
These are valid questions, and worthy of discussion among building and design professionals.