Professional Practice

Assignment – I

Submitted by:

Jaskirat Singh

Department of Architecture
School of Planning and Architecture: Vijayawada
(Established 2008 by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India)
S.No. 71/1, NH-5, Nidamanuru, Vijayawada – 521 104, Andhra Pradesh, India

Noncompliance shall be punishable with fine/ imprisonment. Discuss the case in ethical perspective. The young architect has taken a decision to provide design services and submitted the design and drawings. With regard to the given scenario. The architect. 1972. associates and subordinates. Architects Act. a. An architect has moral responsibility to his profession. But due to unforeseen factors the registration decision and certificate were delayed. Would the architect be able to provide services before he receives the registration decision and certificate? Explain with proper reference to Architect’s act and code of conduct. he/she cannot legally render services for the project. The act further defines an „Architect‟ as a person whose name is currently being entered in the register. Meanwhile. What can the young architect do in this scenario? A. being very good at marketing himself secured an interior design project for a commercial space of 3000 SFT.” Any person desirous of carrying on the profession of 'Architect' must have registered himself with Council of Architecture (COA). the young architect CANNOT provide services before he receives the registration decision and certificate. a month before he applied for registration. Ethically.1. the person in question can call himself an architect. 1972 states – “The registration with Council of Architecture entitles a person to practice the profession of architecture. The Architects Act. 1|Page . an appropriate solution for such a situation is that the architect can notify the Client about the pending registration and can request the Client to hold the execution until he/she (architect) gets the registration certificate. the deadline for submission of design and drawings preceded the application date of registration. a registered architect came to know about the above scenario and stole the project from the young architect by convincing the client about the young architect’s registration status and used the same design with some minor changes. since the registration is in process but not yet complete.No person other than a registered architect shall use the title and style of an architect. In this regard. As per Section 36 and 37. The Architects (Professional Conduct) Regulations 1989 are primarily for the guidance of the architects. b. Therefore. but since the registration is in process. A fresh graduate has recently applied for registration with COA. the person can use the prefix of an Architect. The time being one of the critical factors for the project.

and abutting road width 12 m.6 Sq.An Architect shall compete fairly with other Architects. in case if he tries to take an action against the registered Architect. 1989. Open Space = 5% of Site Area = 48.. flat size is 1000 SFT (including the walls). Mt.25 = 17. X 27 m.6 = 511. minimum organised open space shall be 5% of plot area with a minimum width of 3m.B.6 / 116.4 Sq. Maximum No. 7 in Table III (Permissible Height & Setbacks for Non-High Rise Buildings) (Taking Building Height of up to 15m and into consideration) Front Setback = 3 m Remaining Sides Setback = 4 m For residential plots with an area over 750 Sq.e. 2|Page . No. Maximum permissible built-up area for Ground Floor (Ground Coverage) = Site Area – (Setback Area + Open Space) = 972 – (412 + 48. Mt. of Floors = 511. Site Area = 36 m x 27 m = 972 Sq. 2(xiii) & 2(xv). As per Section 2(xi). the young Architect was not a registered architect at the time of design submission and not authorized to provide design services. minimum setbacks and any other applicable open spaces. Please provide needed not to scale but proportionate site plan.. 2. Maximum permissible net built-up area = Ground Coverage * No. The young Architect will also come under scrutiny. If a builder wants to develop this site into an apartment complex. therefore. Mt.6 Sq.25) = 2045. of Floors has been taken as 4 because Maximum Permissible Height is below 15 Mt. of Flats = Net built-up / (Flat Size + 25% for Common Area) = 2045. provide the maximum permissible built-up area. the application of above mentioned rules is questionable. 4 flats per floor. Mt. For a site measuring 36 m.6) = 972 – 460.6 = 17 Flats i. Note: No. Abutting Road width = 12 m As per Sl. As a matter of fact.6 / (93 + 23.4 * 4 = 2045. Mt. not supplant/ undertake commission for which another Architect has been selected in wake of applicable terms and conditions. how may 2-bed flats would he get per floor assuming the min. ARCHITECTS (PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT) REGULATIONS.

of Units per Floor 3|Page 511. Remaining Setback Min. m. 1m wide continuous green planting strip in the periphery on remaining sides. 15 m (4 floors) 2045.U. NBC) Gross D. Max.4 sq.up Area 2BHK Floor Area (Given) Circulation Area (As per Annex. m.6 sq. m. 100.9 sq. Area in Setbacks 3m 4m 412 sq./ D.U. Min. Permissible Built. Area of Open Space (5% of Site 48. Permissible Height Max. m. Ground Coverage Max. 92. Min. m. Area) A 6X6 Central Open space / lawn surrounded by the built up spaces in the middle of the site within the front setback. 4 units . Min.APPLICABLE BYLAWS Site Area (Given) 972 sq. m.C. Area No. m. Front Setback Min.6 sq.9 sq. m. 8 sq.