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Owner-Architect

Agreement

UAP Document 401-A

Date : ________________________________________________________
Owner/Client : ________________________________________________________
Attention : ________________________________________________________
Thru : ________________________________________________________
Subject : ________________________________________________________
Dear Sir/s : ________________________________________________________

This will confirm our agreement for me to furnish professional services as Architect of your

proposed ___________________________________
located at ___________________________________

In accordance with the following terms and conditions:

I. GENERAL SCOPE OF ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES
The ARCHITECT/S shall perform professional services, which shall consist
generally of the following:
1. Preliminary services include conferences with the client and inspection of
the building site.
2. Schematic Design based on the requirements/needs of the OWNER.
3. Preparation of Final Design Development drawings including perspective.
4. Preparation of Contract Documents consisting of the following:
4.1 Architectural Drawings and Details
4.2 Structural Drawings and Details
4.3 Electrical Drawings and Details
4.4 Sanitary and Plumbing Drawings and Details
4.5 Mechanical Drawings and Details if required
4.6 Specifications
4.7 Budgetary Cost Estimates
5. Periodic visits of Construction
Owner-Architect
Agreement

UAP Document 401-A

(Note: 8-hour of full time supervision or construction management is not
included but may be under separate contract)

II. ARCHITECTS FEE
The owner agrees to pay the Architect in accordance with the Architects National
Code (UAP Doc. 202) a basic fee of ____________percent ( %) of the total
estimated project construction cost. However, the fee shall be adjusted up or
down based on the final construction cost.

III. MANNER OF PAYMENT
1. Upon signing of this Agreement, the Owner-Client shall pay the Architect in
the following manner: The amount of PESOS: _________________________
(Php __________________________________) as minimum payment for
Architects basic services. However, monthly retainer fees can be arranged
and deducted from the total fees during the preparation of the different
phases of the project up to completion of Contract Documents.
2. Upon completion of the preparation of schematic design phase up to final
design development drawings 30 % of the Architects fee.
3. Upon completion and submission of five (5) sets of signed and sealed
Contract Documents 50 % of the Architects fee. (equivalent to 85% of total
fee).
4. During construction implementation (periodic visits) balance of fee
computed on the final Project Construction Cost. Time frame for construction
implementation shall not be more than 1.3 of the time allotted for the project.
Any extra time necessary for periodic observation will be renegotiated.
5. Upon request of the Architect, the Owner agrees to make partial payments
during each of the various stages of work, provided that such payments are
within the frame work of the payments outlined above.

IV. DELAYED PAYMENT
Any payment due the Architect beyond 30 days from receipt of billing shall bear
2% interest per month.

Owner-Architect
Agreement

UAP Document 401-A

V. DATA REQUIRED FROM THE OWNER
All technical description of property, duly certified lot and vicinity plans, contour
maps, etc., at a convenient scale and other relevant data will be furnished by the
Client/Owner so that the design of the project can start immediately.
VI. CHANGES AND/OR REVISIONS

Any changes and/or revisions requested by the Owner after the approval of final
design shall be subjected to compensation agreed by both parties but not less
than man-hour time charge plus materials used times a factor of 2.5.

VII. OWNERSHIP OF DOCUMENTS
Contract documents shall remain the property of the Architect in accordance with
R.A. 9266 and R.A. 8293 whether the design is executed or not. Additional
copies when required will be for account of the Owner.


Very truly yours,


_____________________________ Conforme ___________________________
Architect Owner-Client

_____________________________ Date ___________________________