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Sub-soil conditions

Published: 25 November 2011

Information about the sub-soil conditions of a site is necessary for the architect and specialist consultants to complete the design and tender ...

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Delays in the supply of materials

Published: 25 November 2011 | Edited: 14 January 2020

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 ...

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Liability for manufactured products

Published: 1 December 2011 | Edited: 29 April 2020

By far the greater part of modern buildings is made up of manufactured products, eg bricks, steel, paint, sanitary fittings, particle board, ...

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Slip resistance

Published: 30 November 2011

There is an expectation on the public's part that any surface they have access to walk upon will afford a reasonable degree of slip resistance.

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Guarantees and warranties

Published: 3 August 2015

Guarantees A guarantee involves three parties. One party (the guarantor) promises to answer for the obligations which a second party owes to a third ...

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Preparation of contract documents - contaminated land

Published: 25 November 2011

In the preparation of construction documents, the architect should endeavour to minimise the likelihood of cost adjustments to the contract as a ...

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Contract administration versus supervision

Published: 15 November 2017

It is vitally important to have adequate conditions of engagement, and in particular, to avoid using the term 'supervision' with respect to the ...

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Contractor's role in construction

Published: 2 December 2011

The function of the architect administering a contract can be gleaned from the building contract and also from the architect's conditions of ...

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Practical completion

Published: 6 December 2011

Generally, practical completion refers to the stage of a construction contract when the works become reasonably fit for use and/or occupation. In a ...

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Safety during construction

Published: 2 December 2011

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