Architect's Legal Handbook

Author: Anthony Speaight

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Architecture

Page: 456

View: 808

The Architect's Legal Handbook is the established leading textbook on law for architectural students and most widely used reference on the law for architects in practice. This eighth edition includes all the latest developments in the law that effect an architect's work. A key addition is a greatly expanded section on adjudication - a topic that has become hugely important in the last few years. The book also builds on the comprehensive coverage of all UK law, with editors for Scotland and Northern Ireland expanding their sections.

Architect's Legal Handbook

The Law for Architects

Author: Anthony Speaight

Publisher: Architectural Press

ISBN:

Category: Architecture

Page: 413

View: 140

Previous ed.: Oxford: Elsevier Architectural, 2004.

Architect's Legal Handbook

The Law for Architects

Author: Anthony Speaight

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Architecture

Page: 413

View: 159

Previous ed.: Oxford: Elsevier Architectural, 2004.

Architect's Legal Handbook

The Law for Architects

Author: Anthony Speaight

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Architects

Page:

View: 822

"Architect's Legal Handbook is the most widely used reference on the law for practicing architects and the established textbook on law for architectural students. Since the last edition of this book in 2010 the legal landscape in which architecture is practised has changed significantly: the long-standing procurement model with an architect as contract administrator has been challenged by the growing popularity of design and build contracts, contract notices in place of certificates, and novation of architect's duties. The tenth edition features all the latest developments in the law which affect an architect's work, as well as providing comprehensive coverage of relevant UK law topics. Key highlights of this edition include: an overview of the legal environment, including contract, tort and land law. analysis of the statutory framework, including planning law, health and safety, construction legislation and building regulations in the post-Grenfell legal landscape. procurement, and the major industry construction contract forms. building dispute resolution, including litigation, arbitration, adjudication and mediation. key fields for the architect in practice, including architects' registration and professional conduct, contracts with clients and collateral warranties, liability in negligence and insurance. entirely new chapters on various standard form contracts, architects' responsibility for the work of others, disciplinary proceedings, and data protection. tables of cases, legislation, statutes and statutory instruments give a full overview of references cited in the text. The Architect's Legal Handbook is the essential legal reference work for all architects and students of architecture"--

AJ Legal Handbook

The Law for Architects

Author: Anthony Speaight

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN:

Category: Arbitration and award

Page: 254

View: 199

1985 Legal Handbook for Architects, Engineers and Contractors

Interdisciplinary Treatment of Construction Failures

Author: Albert Dib

Publisher: Clark Boardman Callaghan

ISBN:

Category: Law

Page: 270

View: 108

This guidebook for construction law practitioners analyzes the legal issues surrounding construction failures. Liability questions, financial protection, and proposals to reduce risk of failures is discussed in the work.

The Architect's Legal Handbook

Author: Edward Jenkins

Publisher: Franklin Classics Trade Press

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 312

View: 433

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Law in Practice

The RIBA Legal Handbook

Author: John Wevill

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Architecture

Page: 304

View: 588

Intensely practical and clearly written, Law in Practice: the RIBA Legal Handbook is the RIBA’s jargon-free, professional guide to the law as it relates to a construction project. It addresses all the fundamental, up-to-date issues of contemporary construction law, allowing architects to make sound judgements, avoid disputes, and run projects on a safer basis. This new edition has been fully updated to reflect the new RIBA Plan of Work 2013 – the industry’s framework for construction projects – as well as recent case law and other legal updates that the practising architect needs to be aware of. Why does an appointment need to be written? Why does language matter? What is a novation? What does an overall cap on liability mean, and how can you convince a client to agree one? How do you assess an extension of time? When should you notify your insurer of a potential claim? Law in Practice answers all of these questions and many more.

The Architect's Handbook of Professional Practice

Author: American Institute of Architects

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Architecture

Page: 1040

View: 396

Architects must be proficient in a variety of business practices to contribute to, manage, or launch a successful firm. They are responsible for the same kind of legal, financial, marketing, management, and administrative activities as any other professional. Within these broad categories, however, there are many details, including professional standards and documents, that are unique to the profession of architecture.

Construction Law Handbook

Author: Robert Frank Cushman

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN:

Category: Construction contracts

Page: 2136

View: 632

This comprehensive, one-stop reference brings you up-to-date with the current state of the business of construction & construction law. Written by an unrivaled panel of over 30 construction industry professionals, each chapter examines in detail a major legal or business issue from the perspective of the parties involved. You'll find strategies & solutions for every key concern including: ú Drafting & negotiating construction contracts ú Understanding the duties & liabilities of each of the parties to a project ú Participating in every aspect of design-build project, from financing to management ú Identifying & allocating risk ú Calculating construction claims ú Understanding the surety's rights & obligations ú Bankruptcy procedures & other solutions for financially distressed enterprises ú And much more! Construction Law Handbook is an indispensable resource for attorneys, architects, engineers, public & private owners, bankers, accountants & other key industry players who need fast access to the latest information on construction law & practice. It's like having a team of 77 construction experts on call!

The Architect's Handbook 2

Author: Domitris Kottas

Publisher: Links Internacional

ISBN:

Category: Architecture

Page: 240

View: 306

An architect's head is filled with thousands of details: weights and resistances, sizes and specifications, acoustic protection, properties, and so on.How can a busy professional keep all this information in mind?The Architect's Handbook is an easy-to-use, exhaustive reference book packed with facts: conversion tables, legal standards, technical specs, material properties, rules of thumb and much more; putting all the information at the architect's fingertips, anytime, anyplace.It includes detailed plans, drawings and sketches, and 80 charts full of hardy technical information.

The Interpretation of Contracts

Author: Kim Lewison

Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell

ISBN:

Category: Contracts

Page: 514

View: 1000

This text explores the justification for honouring human rights in the context of criminal procedure and examines the way in which both the Strasbourg Court and the British Courts deal with the problem of whether to uphold human rights when faced with pressing arguments of public interest

Legal and Contractual Procedures for Architects

Author: Robert Greenstreet

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Architecture

Page: 108

View: 794

A practical guide which provides a route map through the legal and contractual maze of everyday architectural practice. Clear flow-charts, checklists, guides to action and sample documents enable the reader to find essential information at a glance. Highly selective bibliographies list precise references for more detailed study. This fifth edition has been comprehensively revised to deal with the recent changes in legislation and protocol and includes a new section on adjudication.