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What is required to prove negligence?
Duty, breach, damage
If the contractor wants to offer to specify another product, when can he do so?
Prior to submitting bid
According to NCARB code of ethics, if the architect has ownership of stock amd interst from the client's competitor...
The architect must disclose it to the client(otherwise, violation)
What is required to protect copyright?
Nothing, the work in tangible form automatically has it. Other options are only recommended.
Can you retype standard AIA contract?
No, it is a violation of copyright
What is the risk in the conract created by the owner's attorney?
The archirect may not be protected
Can you add handwritten modifications to the contract?
Claims-made insurance policy
Requires the policy to be in effect both when the clame is made and when the incident occurs
Which payment method makes a conractor most efficient?
Cost plus fixed fee, lump-sum fee for overhead and profit
Excluded from all-risk insurance policy
war, terrorism, nuclear hazards, fraud, employee theft, mold, asbestos, mysterious disappearance
For how long should a firm keep project records?
Until the end of the statute of repose
Statute of Repose
Begins from the date of substantial completion
Statute of Limitation
Begins after damage occured
Characteristics of design-build
The owner has more info about project cost earlier.
Less design and construction time.
The owner must have defined program and performance requirements.
Constructability advice can be provided.
For one project.
Is used in conjunction with mediation and arbitration to prevent lawsuits.
Can include participants other that the owner, contractor, architect
Is partnering a contractual relationship?
No, it is an agreement between parties to work tother towards a common goal of constructing a building
When is CMc used?
CM oversees the project. Used for fast-track construction, when design and construction overlap. The architect is hired when the project begins. The CM is hired during design phase.
When is CM hired?
During design phase
Specific approach to design-build method that allows the owner to secure early fixed price and take advantage of the contractor's knowledge of materials and construction methods.
Contract price can be obtained more quickly.
Lower up-front cost that in design-bid-build.
The contractor bears sole responsibility for the product of construction with the benefit of an architect involvement.
In bridging, does the architect need to review the construction documents to determine conformance with the original ones?
Macleamy curve for IPD, which phase has the most impact?
A basis for joint venture, used prior to bidding. Joint venture is put in place after the project is awarded.
Specifics of employment contract regarding the reason of termination
Valid reasons should be provided
Do all employment contracts restrict moonlighting?
Who carries all risk insurance that covers fire?
Does CSI have drawings checklists?
Are the use of standard details a quality control method?