STANDARD SERVICES

STANDARD SERVICES from Lateral Design Architecture

By: Lateral Design Architecture   08-27-2009
Keywords: Construction, Management, design

STAGE 1: APPRAISAL AND DEFINITION OF THE PROJECT  

Receive, appraise and report on the client's requirements with particular regard to site information, planning and statutory regulations and budget.  

Advise the client on:  

Procedures to meet his requirements  

The need for the appointment of consultants   Methods of contracting 

STAGE 2: DESIGN CONCEPT
 
Advised by any consultants appointed, prepare a design concept in broad outline showing space provisions, planning relationships and materials and services intended to be used  

Advise the client on:  

The technical and functional characteristics of the project as proposed  

The estimated costs in relation to the budget  

The anticipated project  programme  

STAGE 3: DESIGN DEVELOPMENT  

Develop the design concept in sufficient detail to:  

Define the construction of the building   

Spatially coordinate the work designed by consultants and specialists  

Review the design with the relevant authorities  

STAGE 4: TECHNICAL DOCUMENTATION

Prepare construction documentation and coordinate the documentation with the work designed by consultants and specialists  

Obtain approval from the relevant authorities  

Review the estimated cost of the works in relation to the budget  

Prepare and compile documents to obtain offers for the execution of the works  

STAGE 5: CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION AND INSPECTION

Obtain offers for the execution of the works and advise the client regarding the award of the building contract  

Prepare construction documentation and arrange for the signing thereof  

Administer and perform the duties assigned to the professional in the building contract  

Provide the client with as-built drawings, certificates, relevant technical data and guarantees from suppliers on completion of the works

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