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Ron Evitts

Ron, a Senior Project Manager in Array’s New York City office, has extensive design and project architecture expertise in all areas of the healthcare industry. Having earned both his Master and Bachelor degrees in Architecture, Ron worked at top architectural firms in Los Angeles and Philadelphia before joining Array’s team to manage the 120 bed Zucker Hillside psychiatric inpatient hospital. Since then, he has managed projects ranging from Acute Care Hospitals and Assisted Living to Interior Renovation and Radiology for other leading hospitals in New York including Montefiore, Beth Israel and New York Presbyterian. Ron believes that the architectural process doesn’t stop with the beautiful perspectives, inspiring animations and informative models that are generated in the early phases of the project, but continues through every project management and construction admin decision and communication, ensuring that those inspiring deliverables are delivered in reality.

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Construction Administration Technology Convergence

Posted by Ron Evitts on Dec 04, 2014 at 1:13 PM

I spend my time on site photographing mistakes.  Not really, but that’s how I’m perceived, since much of my time walking through the construction site is spent observing the work-in-progress, and photo-documenting places where it deviates from Array's construction documents or from best practice. Somebody’s got to do it. It’s interesting to take stock of where that effort stands today, especially compared to where it was 25 years ago when I did my first construction site walk-through.

My first construction administration project was for a Laboratory building at UCLA, and I still remember the convolutions we went through with paper processing of submittals, especially RFIs, field reports and punch lists.  A large project (150,000 SF), large team (including an associated architect, as at Zucker), and including team members from Philadelphia, Boston, Los Angeles and St. Louis.

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Topics: technology, Newforma