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ARCHITECTS NATIONAL CODE

THE ARCHITECTS CODE OF ETHICS


GISRIP, BBCC
G-eneral Objectives
I-deals
S-uccess
R-emuneration
I-nterest of the Client
P-rofessional Prerogative

B-usiness
B-ehavior
C-riticism
C-reative Endeavor

SPECTRUM OF THE ARCHITECTS SERVICES


The Spectrum of the Architects Services
UAP Doc 201 Pre-Design Services

EPASSSSP - NON CREATIVE no design and


construction
1. E-conomic Feasibility Studies
2. P-roject Financing
3. A-rchitectural Programming
4. S-ite Selection and Analysis*
5. S-ite Utilization and Land-Use Studies*
6. S-pace/Management Studies
7. P-romotional Services
*Must be EnP, Environmental Planner

MDPE compensation method


Methods of Compensation
1.
2.

3.
4.
5.
6.
7.

Percentage of Construction
Multiple Direct Personnel Expense MDPE
Architect = NTRMf Consultant = NTRMf Staff= NTRMf
E = Direct Cost E + MP + RE = Project Cost;
where MP (Marginal Cost = 30%), RE (Reimbursable
Expense) Project Cost + AE = Professional Fee:
where AE = Architect & Engineer Fee N T R Mf
Min. Fee = 2.0 2.5 as Multiplier
Lump Sum/ Fixed Fee
Per Diem Plus Reimbursable Expense
Combination
Professional Fee and Expenses
Turn Key

Reimbursable Expenses
Conditions: 1. Pertinent to the Project
2. Must occur within 100 K = radius
3. Mutual agreement

Schedule of Payments
CONTRACTOR
1. Downpayment - 20 50% of Project Cost
2. Progressive Billing base on percentage of completion (not
more than 1 month)
3. Final Billing/Payment - 98% Complete
4. Guarantee Bond enforced for 1 year

ARCHITECT
1. Proposal Fee
2. Schematic Design
3. Design Devt
4. Contract Docs
5. Retention

5%
15%
15%
50%
15%=Liability 10%, Supervision 5%

SPECIALIZED ALLIED SERVICES SAS


1. Proposal Fee
5%
2. Prelim Drawings 25%
3. Final Drawings 50%
4. Retention
20% = 3 monthss after the acceptance of
the Architect
UAP Doc 202 Design Services: Regular Architectural
Services

PWSP SDCC - Sequential


1.
2.
3.
4.

P-reliminary Design/S-chematic Design


W-orking Drawings/D-esign Devt Phase
S-pecifications and Other Contract Documents/C-ontract
Documents*
P-art-Time Supervision/C-onstruction Phase*

*Under Contract Doc. Phase (Refer to UAP Doc 301 General


Conditions of a Contract)

GASSD
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

G-eneral Conditions Execution, Intent satisfaction to


finish the proj., Correlation
A-greement
S-pecifications
S-pecial Provisions
D-rawings *Under Construction Phase

Important Milestones of Construction


RERCF
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

R-eference Horizontal, Vertical


E-xcavation min. depth .60m until stable w/ signature of
the Architect, must have a permit
R-ebars
C-oncreting
F-inishes Mock up (samples)

5 Ms of Construction
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

M-achines
M-oney
M-anpower
M-aterial
M-inutes

PROJECT CLASSIFICATION
UAP degree of difficulty/complexity of design FCP risk of
occurrence of Fire NCP use and
occupancy ARCHITECTURAL PROJECTS (SCHEDULE OF
MINIMUM BASIC FEE)

SMERM RHEAC
GROUP
S-imple (Hangars)

DEFINITION

MINIMUM BASIC
FEE

Without partitions P50M & less 6%

M-oderate (Art Galleries) With partitions

P50M & less 7%

E-xceptional (Aquariums) Requires

P50M & less 8%

Consultants
R-esidences

Single Detached 10% of Proj. Const.


or Duplex

Cost

M-onumental Buildings

Requires

12% of Proj. Const.

(Expositions,

Concepts

Cost

Construction of

1st Structure

Mausoleums, Memorials)
R-epetitive Buildings

Similar Structures MBF2nd Structure


80% of
BF3rd Structure
60% of
BFSucceeding
40% of BF
H-ousing Projects

Construction of

1st Unit = 10% MBF

several

= A 2 to 10 Units = A

residential units

+ (60% of MBF x N)
= B 11 and above
= B + (30% of MBF
x N) ; where N = no.
of units

E-xtensive Detailing

Design of detailed 15% of Proj. Const.


Parts of

Cost

appurtenances,
special fittings,
etc.
A-lterations and

Structures

Additions

belonging to

MBF + 50% of
MBF

Groups 1 to 5
C-onsultations and

Technical

Arbitration

matters, service

P200, P500

as an expert
witness
UAP Doc 203 Specialized Allied Services SAS

PILAC
SERVICES
P-hysical
Planning

PARTICULARS PAYMENTS/SCHEDULE OF
FEES
Must be an EnP Type I Site Devt

Planning
50 HAS P5000/HAS = A
50-100 A + P4500/HAS =
B 100-200 B + P4000/HAS
= C over 200 C +
P3000 Type II Subdivision
Planning (Urban) MM, Cities,
Regional Centers, Provincial
Capitals

100 HAS P3000/HAS =


A
100-200 A + P2300/HAS =
Bover-200 B + P2000/HAS
= C Type II Subdivision
Planning (Rural) other
localities

100 HAS P2000/HAS =


A
100-200 A + P1500/HAS =
Bover-200 B + P1000/HAS

=C
I-nterior Design Licensed IND

12 20% cost of work

L-andscape

Landscape

10 15% cost of work

Design

Architect

A-coustic,

Engineer ECE

10 15% cost of work

Communication
and Electronic
Engineering
Services
C-omprehensive Must be an EnP a.
Planning

1.

Physical

Same w/ Physical

Planningb.

MDPE

Component
2.

Economic

Planning
3.

Socio-

Cultural
4.

Transport

5.

Legal &

Administrative
Civil works (preparation of detailed engineering drawings and
specifications, roads, drainage, sewerage, power and
communication) 4% cost of the development

STANDARDS OF PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE


UAP DOC 204 Construction Services

FC
1.

F-ull Time Supervision Team or Individual, Quality Control,


Evaluation, Records Basic Salary if Architect 1- 1.5%
2. C-onstruction Management CM - Team or Individual, Time
and Cost Control, Coordination and Supervision:1.5-3% of
Construction Cost
3*. P-roject Management PM 2 5% (Refer to UAP Doc 206
Comprehensive Architectural Services)
Before
During
After
Construction
Present
CM
PM

Present
Identifies,
accredits,
recommends
potential
contractors &
suppliers

Present

Present
Advertising,
Promotional
Services,
Building
Administrator

UAP Doc 205 Post-Construction Services (Maintenance and


Administration) 1. BE Building and Equipment
Maintenance If the building is Safe and habitable will issue
Certificate of Occupancy Good working condition and properly
maintained 2. BG Building & Grounds Administration
1. Billing of Tenants
2. Security and Janitorial Services (Monitoring)
3. Local Ordinances
Method of Compensation (BG)
1. Fixed Salary Basis monthly
2. Percentage of Gross Rentals 4-6%

UAP 206 Comprehensive Architectural Services (Scope from


UAP Doc 201 to 205) The Project Manager PM 2 - 5% of
Estimated Project Cost, Combination Methods if performs in
regular Architectural Services for the same project will
compensate separately.

Basic Functions
a. Operates as a member of Owner-Architect-EngineerContractor
b. Contractor men and equipment, project delivery as per
contract, Owner funds are available to complete project w/in
budget estimates
c. Plan, Program, Monitor activities, Adviser of material cost
and Construction methods, Exercise Overall cost control.

Detailed Functions
a.
b.

Pre-Construction Phase
Construction Phase

UAP 207 Design-Build Services


Method of Project Delivery
1. DBA Design-Build Services by Administration - 7% of Proj.
Const. Cost Proj. Const. Cost. in addition to Architects fee for
Regular Design Services (UAP 202) 10% (if residential proj.) +
7% = 17%
2. DBGMC Design Build by Guaranteed Maximum Cost
a. Lump Sum
b. If the cost is exceeded by not more than 10% it
is divided = bet. Architect and Client. However if
the excess is more than 10% the Architect pays for all
extra cost of the10%

UAP Doc 208 Selection of the Architect & Methods of


Compensation
1. Direct Selection
2. Indirect
a. Referral from satisfied client
b. Recommendation form another Architect
c. Comparative Selection
3. Design Competition Methods of Compensations (Refer to
UAP Doc 201 Pre-Design Services)
UAP Doc 301 General Conditions of a Contract

1.

Establishes the relationship bet:


a. Architect and Client
b. Contractor and Client

c. Architect and Contractor


2. Establishes the norms of conduct
a. must have an Architect
b. must have an Engineer
c. its Conditions
3. Current Standards of the Practice whether in DESIGN and
CONSTRUCTION Section 1 Definition of Documents
(Glossary of Terms)

Section 2 Laws Regulation


a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
f.

Site Conditions
Permits
Taxes
Royalties
Patents
Surveys

Section 3 Equipment Materials Quality and


Quantity

Section 4 Premises Temporary Facilities


TEMPACIL*
a. Office bedroom for Architect
b. Quarters for staying workers
c. Warehouse storage
d. Accessway road ways, bridge, hoist (elevator)
e. Enclosure
f. Signage
g. Trial usage *contractors expense

Section 5 Protection
a.
b.
c.

Property (work area)


Adjacent Property and Existing Utilities
Life, work, and Property during emergencies

Section 6 Labor, Work, and Payments


Labor characteristics/quality No. /quality, no. of workers
signed by YOU Work duration and deadlines; if delay
P20,000 per day. Liquidated Damages = 0.01 of the Contract
Sum by the government

Payments
Contractor
1.
2.

Progressive Billing partial % of Completion


Request for inspection Architect will issue (if accept)
a. Certificate of Acceptance
b. Certificate of Payment Owner for payment pay or
not pay
c. If 65% completion the contractor will issue of nonfinancial obligation (certificate)

Section 7 Relationship bet. Architect and SubContractor


5 copies of Drawings to:
a. Contractor
b. Owner
c. Office of the Building Official (OBO)
d. Fire Dept.
e. Site

Laws Affecting Real Estate Housing, General


Design, Construction, etc.
1.
2.

PD 1096 The National Building Code


PD 1185 The Fire Code of the Philippines Enforced by
PNP Gen. Hermohenes Ebdane
3. PD 957 The Condominium & Subdivision Buyers Protective
Law
4. BP 220 Socialized Housing Law
5. BP 344 Law Enhancing the Mobility of the Disabled
(Accessibility Law)

Laws that regulate the Practice of Architecture


1. RA 545/RA9266 the Architecture Law
2. EO 164 Regulating the Hiring of Foreign Consultants
3. PD 49 Intellectual Property Law
4. PD 223 - PRC Law
5. LOI 1000 Letter of Instructions, mandating government
support only to APO (Accredited Professional Organization) See
print out of PRC
6. RA 9283 Copyright Law

PD Presidential Decree
BP Batas Pambansa
EO - Executive Order
LOI Letter of Instruction
RA Republic Act
Additional Terms:
1. According to RA9266 all projects either big or small must
have a contract. LAWYER NOTARY REGISTER OF
CONTRACT
2. Contractor pays for the Building Permit (cannot be
reimbursed, not included in Estimates)
3. Architect cannot be a Contractor at the same time.
4. Contractor is profit motivated; Builder is completion
motivated; Contractor holds the
money; Builder doesnt hold the money. 15 days can a
contractor, atter giving due notice to the owner/architect suspend
work or terminate a contract. Responsible for the payment of
insurance for personal injury and to property; Responsible for
the As-Built Plans of the Project
5. 2% per annum Interest (if money is not fully collected)
6. TOR Terms of Reference
7. Building Permit validity 120 days, valid 12 months if
constructed has not commenced;
exception government structure; excepted if P15,000 proj. cost
8. Notary to legalize document with series no., document
no., etc.
9. Arbitration can file a case after 30 days
10. Specifications are printed documents stipulating
the procedural aspects of the contract
11. Variance is the minimum possible deviation from
standards which is permitted to make a highly beneficial housing
project.
12. Project duration is computed immediately from the receipt
date of the NTP

13. Design of any religious structures


is assessed professional fees
14. Competitive bidding is mandatory for public work
projects
15. 7 Days affectivity of a Construction contract from receipt
of Notice of Final Payment
16. Civil Code liability of Architect for Regular Design of
structures 15 years
17. PERT Prog. Evaluation Review Technique
18. CPM Critical Path Method