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Construction Administration for Architects / Edition 1
     

Construction Administration for Architects / Edition 1

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by Greg Winkler, Gary Chiumento, Gary C. Chiumento
 

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ISBN-10: 0071622314

ISBN-13: 9780071622318

Pub. Date: 07/14/2009

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

An On-the-Job Construction Administration Resource for Architects

Co-written by an architect and an attorney, this is the ideal desktop guide for architects, engineers, and other design professionals in need of expert advice on navigating the construction process and anticipating, avoiding, and managing liability risks. This invaluable construction administration

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An On-the-Job Construction Administration Resource for Architects

Co-written by an architect and an attorney, this is the ideal desktop guide for architects, engineers, and other design professionals in need of expert advice on navigating the construction process and anticipating, avoiding, and managing liability risks. This invaluable construction administration resource leads you, step-by-step, through a typical project—from contract to closeout.

Construction Administration for Architects provides tested techniques for proactively minimizing potential construction problems, and responding strategically when unforeseen events occur. Covering private and public sector work, this comprehensive handbook contains essential information for emerging professionals as well as in-depth strategies for experienced industry veterans. Useful tips, checklists, and real-world examples are included throughout the book.

Construction Administration for Architects covers:

  • Agreements and contracts
  • Construction document details, such as specifications, drawing notes, project scope, credits, and cost estimates
  • Requests for proposal, bidding, and construction contract negotiation
  • Field testing, inspection, and certification of work
  • Documents management, including requests for substitution, requests for information, submittals, and applications for payment
  • Problems and disputes, such as poor workmanship, hidden conditions, and change order requests
  • Contract closeout details, including schedule claims, retainage, and liens
  • Post-construction warranty work and records retention
  • Managing and limiting liability risk

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071622318
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
07/14/2009
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Chapter 1. The Construction Process

Chapter 2. Agreements and Contracts

Chapter 3. Construction Documents

Chapter 4. Bidding and Negotiation

Chapter 5. Under Construction—The Basics

Chapter 6. Under Construction—Managing Documents

Chapter 7. Under Construction—Problems and Disputes

Chapter 8. Ending Construction

Chapter 9. After Construction Ends

Chapter 10. Risk Management

Glossary

Index

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Construction Administration for Architects 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a very useful reference--especially for newly-licensed architects. It also contains quite a few tips for more experienced architects that can help them in everyday practice. I recommend it.