First, the former firm should be asked for permission, which should not unreasonably be denied. Then the name of the former firm must be stated as the “Architect” and the specific role played by the former employee must also be stated (e.g., specification writer, or project architect, or principal in charge of design). Graphics can vary, but the credits should not figuratively be “white on white in 6 point type.”
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