Guidance and advice on the day-to-day running of an architectural practice including an overview of business types, risk management, insurance and legislation requirements, managing staff, tailored marketing tips for the profession and office procedures and manuals.
Guidance and advice on managing a project, from briefing and agreements to contracts, procurement methods, engagement of consultants and core services. Includes downloadable reference copies of the ABIC contracts and the Institute's Architect–Specialist Consultant Agreement, and digital versions of the Institute's Client Architect Agreement and the Client Architect Agreement for Limited Services.
Resources to assist your day-to-day practice and management of projects, including extensive Guide letters for all stages of a project, Client information notes (designed to share with your client), Access design considerations, topical guidance and access to the free legal reference service.
A database of over 175 peer-reviewed design notes covering guidance, tools and case studies of built environment sustainability for the architectural profession, including designing for resource and climate change considerations, and best practice regenerative and biophilic design.