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Architect–Specialist Consultant Agreement (ASCA) 2017

Published: 28 June 2017 | Edited: 3 May 2019

The Institute's Architect–Specialist Consultant Agreement (ASCA2017 ) is intended for use where the Architect is directly engaging the specialist ...

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Client-generated agreements

Published: 22 November 2011 | Edited: 1 December 2015

It is not unusual for a client organisation, particularly one responsible for a large building program, to produce a special set of conditions of ...

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Novation

Published: 13 December 2019

An increasing number of large projects are now being delivered under novated agreements – a common method of construction procurement that, if not ...

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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 ...

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New Homes (HIA) Special Conditions

Published: 24 August 2018

These Special Conditions have been prepared for use where: the Bank or financier imposes on the parties a Housing Industry Association HIA Victorian ...

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Pre-design

Published: 25 November 2011 | Edited: 2 July 2020

Pre-design comprises the research and information-gathering phase of the concept design stage. In this phase, obtain the client's brief; arrange, ...

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Inspections

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Procurement - alternative methods

Published: 7 December 2011 | Edited: 2 June 2020

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

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