Barbara White Bryson: The Owner's Dilemma
June 16, 2011 | 6–7 pm
315 Capitol, Suite 120, Houston, TX 77002
Barbara White Bryson, the Associate Vice President for Facilities, Engineering and Planning at Rice University, will present her new book The Owner’s Dilemma (co-authored with Canan Yetmen) and discuss the owner’s role in the design and construction industry. Get set for a refreshing scathe: “The design and construction industry is one of the most inefficient on the planet, wasting billions of dollars a year of public and private owners’ money. ” A reception and book signing will follow the presentation. Books will be available for purchase at the event, part of the Houston Public Library’s Authors in Architecture series.