“A team is only as strong as its weakest link.”

While this expression may seem overused or cliché, it’s not untrue. A great team is built on a foundation of good communication- and like a foundation, it is only as strong as the weakest link. This expression stresses that the success of a whole group depends on the success of each individual member. Therefore, if one person fails, the whole group fails….

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I am an unlicensed architect working for a construction management company.

Or, am I an architectural intern working for a construction management company?

Or, am I a VDC Specialist who got their Masters in Architecture and now works for a construction management company?

Questioning my role as a young-professional-not-yet-architect is just one of the hurdles I’m facing. I’ve made it my first professional goal to get out of this ambiguous area as soon…

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Virtual Design + Construction (VDC)

Trained in both architectural design and various construction technologies, Tocci’s VDC Group is versatile.

Many building owners opt to engage Tocci’s VDC group early in pre-construction to assist the A/E team with MEP and structural coordination, and to ensure that the bid documents are as detailed as possible. When requested, our group can also cost-effectively build a virtual model of the project. This is especially important when the A/E team…

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Our two-building residential development in Charlestown continues to make progress throughout the winter months. The first building is a 100-year-old, former print manufacturing facility that will be re-adapted into 45 new residential apartments. The second building onsite was a one-story printing warehouse, which is to be replaced by a four-story modular residential apartment building with a structural steel podium slab on deck with open parking below. We spoke with Field Engineer, Brian Wyer, to get…

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Like love and happiness, the desire for respect is a common human quest. We all want to be respected. Respect was the topic of Tocci’s first 2018 company-wide workshop.

On a high level, the attitude level, we are a very respectful group.

Respect is a feeling of admiration for someone elicited by their abilities, qualities, or achievements.

At Tocci we are big on subject matter experts. We know who is best at spreadsheets,…

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