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Inspection checklists

Published: 4 October 2017

Architects who regularly provide inspection services will often use checklists as guides for the inspections.  Page contents:  General information ...


Indoor air quality (IAQ)

Published: 26 June 2014 | Edited: 25 May 2020

'Indoor air quality can be defined as the totality of attributes of indoor air that affect a person’s health and well being' (Department of ...


Expert witness

Published: 7 December 2011

An expert witness is a witness in arbitration proceedings who is either subpoenaed to give expert evidence on matters of fact of which the witness ...


Checklist of project records

Published: 4 August 2016

Following is a checklist of the types of records that should be made and kept throughout the phases of a commission. 1. Initial client-architect ...


Building contracts

Published: 28 August 2012 | Edited: 22 June 2020

The architect is generally responsible for preparing the contract documents to fully define the design intent. The architect will then often be ...



Published: 17 January 2017 | Edited: 22 July 2020

Under most standard-form building contracts the contractor receives regular payment for the work as it progresses. Progress certificates are issued ...


Building contract - execution

Published: 31 August 2015 | Edited: 25 July 2018

Once the contractor has been selected the architect must prepare the contract for execution (signing). The owner and the contractor should sign the ...


Depreciation allowance

Published: 11 October 2017

The depreciation potential of buildings or parts of buildings can have an important impact on the feasibility of a project, particularly in the areas ...


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 ...


Charge-out rate

Published: 20 April 2012

Where an architect provides a service on the basis of hours worked it is necessary to establish a charge out rate which reflects the total cost per ...


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