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The Uniform Building Law.

Issue 10 and Volume 1891 9.

The Uniform Building Law. At the annual convention of the building commissioners and inspectors of buildings, it is stated that a strong feeling prevailed as to the necessity of a general or national building law throughout the country. It will be remembered that the National Association of Fire Engineers requested that the National Association of Builders, the building inspectors and the American Institute of Architects appoint joint committees to meet their committee at a conference to be held in New York on April 2. The first named associations duly appointed committees at their recent conventions, and we now learn that the American Institute of Architects have also appointed a committee from their body, with Napoleon Le Brun, of New York, as chairman. The meeting of the several committees must produce instructive material on which to formulate the general outline of action. In referring to this matter, we have before pointed…

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