Michael LeFevre is an architect by trade and a self-described dual agent, who shifted the focus of his practice from architecture to construction about 20 years ago. He is a cross-industry professional with over 50 years of experience, including collaboration education and processes. LeFevre’s 2019 book, “Managing Design: Conversations, Project Controls and Best Practices for Commercial Design and Construction Projects”, is essentially a self-help book for design and construction collaboration that provides an insider’s look at the mysteries of managing design for yourself, your team, your firm and the future. Using case studies and interviews with industry experts, the book tackles such diverse subjects as: client empathy; firm culture; owner leadership; design and budgets; repurposing data; dealing with engineers, consultants, and contractors; technology; contracts; team assembly; and more.
Join Applied Software Senior Specialist Christopher Riddell as he interviews Michael LeFevre about his debut book and discusses topics ranging from the mysteries of managing design to collaborating in a multi-generational workplace. Register here to access the podcast and get useful insight from this world-renowned professional as he builds a bridge between design and construction.