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Professional Practice Reviewer

ARCHITECTS NATIONAL CODE


THE ARCHITECTS CODE OF ETHICS

GISRIP, BBCC
G-eneral Objectives

B-usiness

I-deals

B-ehavior

S-uccess

C-riticism

R-emuneration

C-reative Endeavor

I-nterest of the Client


P-rofessional Prerogative

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.

Percentage of Construction

2.

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
3.

Lump Sum/ Fixed Fee

4.

Per Diem Plus Reimbursable Expense

5.

Combination

6.

Professional Fee and Expenses

7.

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.
2.

Downpayment - 20 50% of Project Cost


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

5%

2.

Schematic Design

3.

Design Devt

- 15%

4.

Contract Docs

- 50%

5.

Retention

- 15% = Liability 10%, Supervision 5%

15%

SPECIALIZED ALLIED SERVICES SAS


1. Proposal Fee

5%

2. Prelim Drawings - 25%


3. Final Drawings

- 50%

4. Retention

- 20% = 3 months after the acceptance of the Architect

UAP Doc 202 Design Services: Regular Architectural Services

PWSP SDCC - Sequential


1.

P-reliminary Design/S-chematic Design

2.

W-orking Drawings/D-esign Devt Phase

3.

S-pecifications and Other Contract Documents/C-ontract Documents*

4.

P-art-Time Supervision/C-onstruction Phase*

*Under Contract Doc. Phase (Refer to UAP Doc 301 General Conditions of a
Contract)

GASSD
1.

G-eneral Conditions Execution, Intent satisfaction to finish the proj.,


Correlation

2.

A-greement

3.

S-pecifications

4.

S-pecial Provisions

5.

D-rawings

*Under Construction Phase

Important Milestones of Construction

RERCF
1.
2.

R-eference Horizontal, Vertical


E-xcavation min. depth .60m until stable w/ signature of the
Architect, must have a permit

3.

R-ebars

4.

C-oncreting

5.

F-inishes Mock up (samples)

5 Ms of Construction
1.

M-achines

2.

M-oney

3.

M-anpower

4.

M-aterial

5.

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

DEFINITION

MINIMUM BASIC
FEE

S-imple
(Hangars)

Without
partitions

P50M & less 6%

M-oderate (Art
Galleries)

With partitions

P50M & less 7%

E-xceptional
(Aquariums)

Requires
Consultants

P50M & less 8%

R-esidences

Single Detached 10% of Proj.


or Duplex
Const. Cost

M-onumental
Buildings
(Expositions,
Mausoleums,
Memorials)

Requires
Concepts

R-epetitive
Buildings

Construction of 1st Structure


Similar
MBF
Structures
2nd Structure
80% of BF

12% of Proj.
Const. Cost

3rd Structure
60% of BF
Succeeding
40% of BF

H-ousing
Projects

Construction of 1st Unit = 10%


several
MBF = A
residential units
2 to 10 Units = A +
(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
15% of Proj.
detailed Parts of Const. Cost
appurtenances,
special fittings,
etc.

A-lterations and Structures


Additions
belonging to
Groups 1 to 5
C-onsultations
and Arbitration

MBF + 50% of
MBF

Technical
P200, P500
matters, service
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 = B
over-200 B +
P2000/HAS = C

Type II Subdivision Planning


(Rural) other localities

100 HAS P2000/HAS = A


100-200 A +
P1500/HAS = B
over-200 B +
P1000/HAS = C
I-nterior
Design

Licensed IND

12 20% cost of work

L-andscape
Design

Landscape
Architect

10 15% cost of work

A-coustic,
Engineer ECE
Communicatio
n and
Electronic
Engineering
Services

10 15% cost of work

CMust be an EnP a. Same w/ Physical


omprehensive
Planning
1. Physical
Planning

Component
2.

Economic
Planning

3.

SocioCultural

4.

Transport

5.

Legal &
Administrati
ve

b.

MDPE

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
Construction

During

After

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


a. Billing of Tenants
b. Security and Janitorial Services (Monitoring)
c. Local Ordinances
Method of Compensation (BG)
a. Fixed Salary Basis monthly
b. 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-Engineer-Contractor

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.

Pre-Construction Phase

b.

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 the 10%

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.

Site Conditions

b.

Permits

c.

Taxes

d.

Royalties

e.

Patents

f.

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.

Property (work area)

b.

Adjacent Property and Existing Utilities

c.

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.

Progressive Billing partial % of Completion

2.

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 non-financial obligation


(certificate)

Section 7 Relationship bet. Architect and Sub-Contractor

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.

PD 1096 The National Building Code

2.

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.
6.

LOI 1000 Letter of Instructions, mandating government support only to


APO (Accredited Professional Organization) See print out of PRC
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.
3.
4.

Contractor pays for the Building Permit (cannot be reimbursed, not


included in Estimates)
Architect cannot be a Contractor at the same time.
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