William J. Martin, AIA, Featured In Architect Magazine On Remote Work Changing the Profession

February 4, 2022

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William J. Martin, AIA, Featured In Architect Magazine On Remote Work Changing the Profession


Licensed architect and writer Farah Ahmad, interviewed AIA NJ Public Awareness Chair William J. .Martin, AIA, along with colleagues from across the country to gain perspective on changes to the Architectural Profession as a result of the prevalence of remote work that occurred in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Practitioners from all stages of their careers shared reports with Architect Magazine demonstrating the benefits and challenges that have resulted from the changes in business practice. Martin remarks, “I noticed the response time from both clients and consultants has increased slightly,” Martin says. “Additionally, more time is also needed to prepare a teleconference call instead of a simple phone call.” However, he adds, a teleconference with a visual presentation typically results in shorter and more productive meetings.

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Farah Ahmad, RA, LEED AP BD+C, is a New York–based architect in city government, specializing in green building standards. In her work for the public sector, she reviews project sustainability and energy-code compliance and develops technical standards. Farah is also an avid green-building journalist, sharing her personal views on environmental sustainability on social media and in industry publications. See her work at farahnazahmad.com.


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