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Author Ostime, Nigel, author.

Title A commercial client's guide to engaging an architect / Nigel Ostime. [O'Reilly electronic resource]

Publication Info. Newcastle upon Tyne : RIBA Publishing, [2017]
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Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; Introduction; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; About the author; 01 Do I need an architect?; 02 Selecting an architect; 03 How do architects charge their fees and how much are they?; 04 Appointing an architect -- agreeing the terms and the scope of work; Case Study 1: The Toffee Factory; 05 Engaging other consultants; 06 Project process -- key stages in developing the building; 07 Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015; 08 Relevant legislation; Case Study 2: The Avenue; 09 RIBA Chartered Practices; 10 ARB and RIBA codes of conduct
11 RIBA Find an Architect; 12 RIBA Competitions; 13 RIBA Client Advisers; 14 Managing disputes; 15 Client checklist of actions with key milestones and watch points; Further reading; Glossary; Image Credits
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 58).
Summary If you need to understand about engaging the services of an architect, this updated RIBA guide is for you. Straightforward and completely up-to-date regarding legislation, it sets out everything you need to be aware of, for a large or small commercial project. The right architect can bring considerable added value to the success of your project. This guide talks you through all aspects of your project and what you should expect from your architect at each stage - including formal appointment mechanisms, calculating fees and project management responsibilities. Aimed at commercial clients, both for large or small projects, and especially those who have never carried out this role before, this guide offers a quick and easy overview of the value, mechanisms and context of appointing your architect.
Subject Architects -- Selection and appointment -- Great Britain.
Architectural contracts -- Great Britain.
Architects -- Fees -- Great Britain.
Architectes -- Honoraires -- Grande-Bretagne.
Architects -- Fees
Architects -- Selection and appointment
Architectural contracts
Great Britain
Other Form: Print version: Ostime, Nigel. Commercial client's guide to engaging an architect. Newcastle upon Tyne : RIBA Publishing, [2017] 9781859468050 1859468055 (OCoLC)975362596
ISBN 9780429346477 (electronic bk.)
0429346476 (electronic bk.)
9781000702965 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket)
1000702960 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket)
100070307X (electronic bk. : EPUB)
9781000702859 (electronic bk. : PDF)
1000702855 (electronic bk. : PDF)
9781000703078 (electronic bk.)
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