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

2 Construction Defect Analysis Supplemental Service Beauvoir; Biloxi, Mississippi Architect: Albert & Associates Architects Image credit: Sarah A. M. Newton

3 Construction Defect Analysis Supplemental Service Why a Client May Need These Services To determine the cause of building construction problems To identify measures to alleviate or correct problems To determine the cost and budget for corrective measures To obtain expert testimony during arbitration, mediation, or litigation

4 Construction Defect Analysis Supplemental Service Knowledge and Skills Required Expertise in building materials, components, and systems Knowledge of construction methods and building codes Knowledge of product standards and standards of practice Familiarity with intrusive investigation techniques Knowledge of materials testing methods and protocols Skills in information analysis and report writing Ability to defend findings in testimony

5 Construction Defect Analysis Supplemental Service Representative Process Tasks Determine teaming approach Collect data Analyze collected data Devise investigation strategy Conduct intrusive investigation and testing Analyze test data and results Evaluate scope of damages Develop recommended corrective measures Prepare and submit report Testify or conduct repairs as required

6 Construction Defect Analysis 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 Construction Defect Analysis 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 Construction Defect Analysis 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 Construction Defect Analysis Supplemental Service To view the Supplemental Architectural Services series, visit (an alphabetical index of descriptive pdfs for each service)


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