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Client and architect relationship

Published: 23 January 2019

This note is primarily directed to the issues faced in one-off residential projects; however, the guidance can apply to all project types and sizes.  ...


Measurement of buildings

Published: 24 November 2011

The building industry – including quantity surveyors, building owners, planning authorities etc – uses a variety of methods of measuring building ...


Replacement costs

Published: 9 January 2013

For those architects requested by their clients to prepare estimates of the costs of replacing buildings it is necessary to have sufficient knowledge ...


Electronic data transfer - third-party agreement

Published: 24 November 2011

The third-party agreement should address the architect and any other person receiving the documents, including specialists consultants, the ...


Electronic communications

Published: 25 July 2016

In this digital age it is expected that parties involved in a business transaction will largely exchange information and communicate by email. This ...


Records disposal

Published: 4 August 2016

Unlike financial records for taxation and company purposes which can be destroyed after seven years, project records should only be destroyed when ...


Delays in the supply of materials

Published: 25 November 2011

Delays in the supply of some parts or materials for building projects can cause delays to the building program with the result that completion of the ...


Consult Australia agreements

Published: 6 August 2013

In order to protect the architect's interests under their professional indemnity insurance policy, it is recommended that, in any agreement with an ...


Building health

Published: 29 November 2011

It is becoming increasingly well understood that there is a widespread problem with building health issues in our modern built environment. Sealed, ...


Building contract - selection

Published: 3 October 2017

Selecting the right building contract can be critical to the successful completion of a project. Contracts should be selected having considered a ...


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