Professional Practice for Architects and Project Managers

Author:   David Chappell
Publisher:   John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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9781119540076


Pages:   408
Publication Date:   16 January 2020
Format:   Paperback
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Explains construction professional practice in an appealing, succinct, and relatively informal way This book details the management of construction projects from beginning to end, concentrating on the principles underlying what construction professionals like architects do. It covers the entire process--from the initial meetings with clients through the design, recruitment of a contractor, contract management, construction, and handover--all without referencing legal cases, contract clause numbers, laws, statutes, or the complex jargon that can muddle comprehension. The first part of Professional Practice for Architects and Project Managers offers enlightening chapters that cover: professional standards, perks of the job, bonds and parent company guarantees, office meetings, letter writing, the RIBA Plan of Work, and Building Information Modelling (BIM). The second section teaches all about dealing with the clients, and includes chapters that discuss the extent of services, fee negotiations, conflicts of interest, and more. Next the book looks at such on-the-job responsibilities as surveys, ground investigations, cost estimates, work schedules, letters of intent, etc. The final section goes over everything readers need to know about dealing with a building contract in progress, informing them about advance payments, insurance, site inspections, contractor disputes, terminations, final certificates, and more. Details the entire process of managing a construction project, including dealing with clients, the design process, running a construction project, and more Highlights what the construction professionals do in their positions Shows how principles of construction management are applied in practice Written in a reader-friendly and accessible way Professional Practice for Architects and Project Managers is an excellent resource for architects and other construction professionals such as contract administrators, project managers, quantity surveyors, and contractors.

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Author:   David Chappell
Publisher:   John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Imprint:   Wiley-Blackwell
Dimensions:   Width: 17.10cm , Height: 1.90cm , Length: 24.50cm
Weight:   0.786kg
ISBN:  

9781119540076


ISBN 10:   1119540070
Pages:   408
Publication Date:   16 January 2020
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Forthcoming
Availability:   Not yet available   Availability explained
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David Chappell, BA (Hons Arch) MA(Arch) MA(Law) PhD RIBA, is an experienced architect who has worked in both the public and private sectors, as well as acting as contract administrator for a building contractor and as a lecturer in construction law and contracts procedure. He was Professor and Senior Research Fellow in Architectural Practice and Management Research at The Queens University of Belfast and Visiting Professor of Practice Management and Law at the University of Central England in Birmingham. Since 1989, he has practiced as a contracts consultant and adjudicator, both for a large consultancy and as director of his own consultancy.

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