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Published: 6 December 2011

Inspection is an area of architects' work that can give rise to a significant number of claims for professional negligence. It is therefore extremely ...


Trade package documentation

Published: 27 August 2012

Architects are regularly required to provide documentation in trade package form. Conventional documentation provides a single complete documentation ...


Working with or as a builder-developer

Published: 7 December 2011 | Edited: 27 April 2017

The responsibilities and risks in working with a builder-developer may be quite different to the architect's traditional responsibilities. When an ...


Procurement - alternative methods

Published: 7 December 2011

On occasions architects will become involved in projects that will be delivered by non-traditional methods of procurement each with its own risks and ...


Project alliancing

Published: 28 August 2012

Project alliancing has evolved from partnering, and is sometimes called strategic partnering. The main difference between 'alliancing' and ' ...


Project time management

Published: 4 August 2016

The management of time throughout the design and construction process is a core aspect of an architectural service. The techniques for managing time ...


Specialist consultants - employing

Published: 18 January 2012

In the early stages of the project (often as part of the architect's initial proposal to the prospective client), the architect should determine: ...


Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB)

Published: 20 July 2017

About the ABCB The Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) is a Council of Australian Government (COAG) standards writing body that is responsible for ...


National Construction Code (NCC)

Published: 29 August 2019

The National Construction Code (NCC) is written and maintained by the Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) on behalf of the Australian State and ...


Noise from building sites

Published: 30 November 2011

During the process of building, it is common for substantial noise to emanate from the building site. Personnel should be informed about the need to ...


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