PALS Refresher: Client Architect Agreement & Cost Control

PALS Refresher: Client Architect Agreement & Cost Control

PALS Refresher: Client Architect Agreement - Part 1

Available On Demand

Overview

Having sound knowledge of the client-architect agreement and all its different components is critical to a successful project outcome. The scope of services and associated fee structure put in place needs to be well understood to ensure a project can be properly serviced.

CPD

This presentation is equivalent to 1 hour/point of formal CPD and will deliver outcomes related to the following Competency/s from the National Standard of Competency for Architects:

    Design: Project Briefing

    1.1 Preparation & endorsement of an agreement between client and Architect.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this presentation you should be able to:

  1. Understand why a client-architect agreement is required
  2. Understand the principles of the client-architect agreement
  3. Understand the different components that form the client-architect agreement
  4. Understand how to develop a project brief, scope of services and budget
  5. Understand how to set a fee against the project brief, scope of services and budget
 

Speaker

Ted Quinton

Principal, Ted Quinton Architecture

Ted is a registered architect in private practice for 20 years, mainly in residential architecture including private houses and medium density projects. He has been involved in teaching at UNSW in design for several years and more recently in professional practice.

References

Client Architect Agreement (CAA2019)
https://acumen.architecture.com.au/caa2019

PALS Refresher: Client Architect Agreement - Part 2
Available On Demand

 

PALS Refresher: Client Architect Agreement - Part 2

Available On Demand

Overview

Having sound knowledge of the client-architect agreement and all its different components is critical to a successful project outcome. Knowing about aspects relating to rights and obligations can assist if issues or problems arise during the course of the project. This module will look into:

  • Provisions relating to architect’s rights on a project
  • How to deal with disputes and possible termination
  • Itemising various aspects in special condition
  • Advising the client of theirs and the architect’s obligations

CPD

This presentation is equivalent to 1 hour/point of formal CPD and will deliver outcomes related to the following Competency/s from the National Standard of Competency for Architects:

      Design: Project Briefing

      1.1 Preparation & endorsement of an agreement between client and Architect.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this presentation you should be able to:

  1. Understand the non-scope/services related components of the client-architect agreement
  2. Know the architect’s rights and obligations under the client-architect agreement
 

Speaker

Ted Quinton

Principal, Ted Quinton Architecture

Ted is a registered architect in private practice for 20 years, mainly in residential architecture including private houses and medium density projects. He has been involved in teaching at UNSW in design for several years and more recently in professional practice.

References

Client and architect agreements
https://acumen.architecture.com.au/project/agreements/client-and-architect-agreements/

PALS Refresher: Project Cost Control

Available On Demand

Overview

This module introduces the subject of managing costs on a project.

CPD

This presentation is equivalent to 1 hour/point of formal CPD and will deliver outcomes related to the following Competency/s from the National Standard of Competency for Architects:

    Design: Project Briefing

    2.3 Evaluation of factors influencing and impacting on project cost
    2.4 Analysis of project brief in relation to client’s objective, budget and timeframe
    2.5 Attainment of approval from client of project budget and timeframe 

    Design: Schematic Design

    4.8 Analysis of schematic design in regard to cost planning and timeframe to comply with client and project requirements 

    Documentation: Detailed Design

    5.7 Resolution of project design to address budget and time constraints 

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this presentation you should be able to:

  1. Understand the process of designing to a budget
  2. Understand what impacts construction costs
  3. Understand the difference between brief and budget
  4. Understand the process of helping clients work out their project and building budgets
  5. Understand how to establish and monitor building budgets
 

Speaker

Ted Quinton

Principal, Ted Quinton Architecture

Ted is a registered architect in private practice for 20 years, mainly in residential architecture including private houses and medium density projects. He has been involved in teaching at UNSW in design for several years and more recently in professional practice.

 
 

References

Managing the budget
https://acumen.architecture.com.au/project/project-control/cost-control/managing-the-budget/

Estimates
https://acumen.architecture.com.au/project/project-control/cost-control/estimates/

Cost control
https://acumen.architecture.com.au/project/project-control/cost-control/

Price

Member: $49
Non-Member: $74
Student: $19

 
  

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