This course is an examination of the professional architectural practice and the problems related to job control both in the office and the field. Students also learn about construction contracts, bidding supervision, building law, architect's relationship with the owner, and professionals in the building industry.
The students also get to know how investors, developers, industrialists and others view architecture and building. And the administrative environment for the production of architecture.
The contents of this course are the following:
1. Legal implications of architectural practice (Engineering Association).
2. Technical regulations for engineering offices (Engineering Association)
3. Building Local Government Laws.
4. Architectural competitions.
5. Engineering supervision,
6. Tendering and negotiating.
7. Contract administration procedures (FIDIC General and special conditions)
8. Claims, Disputes and Arbitrations.
9. Building code
10. Ethical responsibility