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1 Growing the Value of Your Firm through Supplemental Architectural Services May 2011

2 Architectural Acoustics Supplemental Service Yale University Art Gallery, Kahn Building Renovation; New Haven Architect: Polshek Partnership Architects Image credit: Elizabeth Felicella

3 Architectural Acoustics Supplemental Service Why a Client May Need These Services To achieve sound quality appropriate for a building space To address facility environments in which sound quality is paramount To control sound in facilities located near high-noise areas To rectify sound problems in existing facilities To include acoustical information in environmental impact studies

4 Architectural Acoustics Supplemental Service Knowledge and Skills Required Fundamental understanding of acoustical theory and concepts Background in science, math, and engineering Knowledge of architecture, music, theater, and construction techniques Knowledge of noise in mechanical equipment Ability to operate equipment used to measure sound Ability to clearly communicate technical information

5 Architectural Acoustics Supplemental Service Representative Process Tasks Develop acoustical objectives and criteria Develop recommendations for meeting acoustical objectives Develop details for acoustical treatments Prepare specification language for required materials and products Ensure conformance to acoustical details during construction Conduct on-site sound measurements for existing buildings

6 Architectural Acoustics Supplemental Service Contract Document to Use B102–2007 (formerly B141–1997 Part 1), Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Architect without a Predefined Scope of Architect’s Services AIA Document B102™–2007 replaces and serves the same purpose as AIA Document B141™–1997 Part 1. AIA Document B102–2007 is a standard form of agreement between owner and architect that contains terms and conditions and compensation details. B102–2007 does not include a scope of architect’s services, which must be inserted in Article 1 or attached as an exhibit. The separation of the scope of services from the owner/architect agreement allows users the freedom to append alternative scopes of services. Articles to incorporate supplemental services and special conditions ARTICLE 1 ARCHITECT’S RESPONSIBILITIES ARTICLE 8 SPECIAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

7 Architectural Acoustics Supplemental Service Contract article to insert services that the architect will be providing: ARTICLE 1 ARCHITECT’S RESPONSIBILITIES § 1.1 The Architect shall provide the following professional services: (Describe the scope of the Architect’s services or identify an exhibit or scope of services document setting forth the Architect’s services and incorporated into this document in Section 9.2)

8 Architectural Acoustics Supplemental Service Another article to be aware of is: ARTICLE 8 SPECIAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS Special terms and conditions that modify this Agreement are inserted here.

9 Architect’s Handbook of Professional Practice The Architect’s Handbook of Professional Practice (Handbook or HPP) is the most comprehensive reference available about architecture practice. Its breadth makes it a unique one-stop resource for licensed architects, for professionals aspiring to be architects, and for those engaged in or associated with the building design community. As the centerpiece publication of the American Institute of Architects, the Handbook fulfills the Institute’s goal to “Be the Authoritative Source: Be the recognized leader for knowledge about the practice and profession of architecture.” (2010–2015 AIA Strategic Plan, p. 4 plan approved December 2009).

10 Architectural Acoustics Supplemental Service To view the Supplemental Architectural Services series, visit (an alphabetical index of descriptive pdfs for each service)


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