Standard services

“The client has the option to appoint us for any work stage they required.”
The essential functions of each work stage relevant to the services we provide are identified as:

Stage

 Receive, appraise and report on the client’s requirements with regard to:
• The client’s brief
• The site, rights and constraints
• Budgetary constraints
• The need for consultants
• Project programme
• Methods of contracting

Stage

Prepare initial design and advise on:
• The intended space, provisions and planning relationships
• Proposed materials and intended building services
• The technical and functional characteristics of the design
• Check for conformity of the concept with the rights to the use of the land
• Review the anticipated costs of the project
• Review the project programme

Stage

Prepare initial design and advise on:
• Confirm the scope and complexity
• Review the design and consult with local and statutory authorities
• Develop the design, construction system, materials and components
• Incorporate and co-ordinate all services and the work of consultants
• Review the design, costing and programme with the consultants

Stage

Prepare documentation sufficient for submission to local authorities:
• Co-ordinate technical documentation with the consultants and complete primary co-ordination
• Prepare specifications for the works
• Review the costing and programme with the consultants
• Obtain the client’s authority and submit documents for approval

Complete construction documentation and proceed to call for tenders:
• Obtain the client’s authority to prepare documents to procure offers for the execution of the work
• Obtain offers for the execution of the work
• Evaluate offers and recommend on the award of the building contract
• Prepare the contract documentation and arrange the signing of the building contract

Stage

• Administer the building contract
• Give possession of the site to the contractor
• Issue construction documentation
• Initiate and/or check sub-contract design and documentation as appropriate
• Inspect the works for conformity to the contract documentation
• Administer and perform the duties and obligations assigned to the principal agent in the JBCC building contract or, fulfil the obligations provided for in other forms of contract
• Issue the certificate of practical completion
• Assist the client to obtain the occupation certificate

Stage

• Facilitate the project close-out including the preparation of the necessary documentation to effect completion, handover and operation of the project
• After the contractor’s obligations with respect to the building contract are fulfilled, the architectural professional shall issue the certificates related to contract completion
• Provide the client with as-built drawings and relevant technical and contractual undertaking by the contractor and sub-contractor

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