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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 ...


Project management - scope of services

Published: 7 December 2011

The aim of project management in an architectural context is to ensure that all aspects of a proposed project are successfully coordinated and ...


Project manager - architects working as

Published: 7 December 2011

Architects considering offering independent project-management services should pay particular attention to the following: Do you have the necessary ...


Procurement - critical considerations

Published: 11 January 2013

Different methods of procuring buildings can be appropriate for some projects, but some detailed aspects of a particular alternative are critical to ...


Time records

Published: 27 January 2012

In order to calculate project costs, staff costs and charge-out rates, accurate knowledge is required of the way in which time is spent by staff ( ...



Published: 18 October 2017

Depreciation is an expense reflecting the decline in value of assets over time, such as buildings, plant and equipment as they are put to use by a ...



Published: 24 November 2011

The provision of an accurate estimate is fundamental to an architect's responsibility and should be met through either the architect's own skills or ...


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 ...


Time performance warranties

Published: 24 November 2011 | Edited: 15 July 2020

Sometimes architects enter into forms of engagement that differ from standard Institute Client and Architect Agreements where conditions require the ...


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