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Career, Scope of work and services in practice,

PRACTICE IV
condition PROFESSIONAL
of engagement
and fee

SCHOOL OF PLANNING AND ARCHITECTURE , NEW


DELHI
February 2010

Career
Practice
Employment - I
Practice
Government
BPO
Builder

Career
Employment II
Manager of Design and construction
Product Promotion

Design Build
Architecture, Interior, Real Estate

Journalist
Advisor
Design review, site selection

Architect in Practice
Scope of work
Design
Execution of project

Design
Conceptualization
Architecture, Urban Design, Urban Renewal, Interior,

Conservation

Realization
Structure, Plumbing, Electrical, HVAC, Electronics, Fire

detection & fire fighting, Acoustics, Illumination etc

Sustainability
Landscape, Renewable energy, Rain water

harvesting, conservation of resources

Execution of project
Supervision - I
Compliance of relevant laws

Supervision - II
Construction

Certification
Works
Payment

Interpretation
Drawings
Contract

Scope of services
Programme & feasibility stage
Design Brief
Site evaluation

Design stage
Concept design & budgetory estimates
Engagement of consultants
Development of design
Integration of engineering and sustainability
concepts

Scope of services
Statutory approvals

Drawings and documents

Presentations

Tender stage
Tender drawings
Specifications
Conditions of Contract
Bill of quantity
Estimates

Scope of services
Working drawing stage
Integration of engineering services
Working drawings

Construction stage
Periodic supervision
Report on progress
Advise to clerk of works
Certification of contractors application for
payment

Scope of services
Post Construction stage
Certification of completion of works
Certification of as build drawings

Professional Fee
Percentage of cost
Area basis
Lump-sum
Time basis

Norms for fee


IIA prescription till 1989
COA prescription since 1989
International practice
Prescription a restrictive trade
practice ?

IIA fee formula


Percentage of cost
Graduated scale
Higher the cost, lower the fee

COA fee formula


Minimum fee
Percentage of cost
One scale
But reduction for repetition

Different percentage for different type


of project

International practice
Architect s associations (like IIA) of
many countries have
Prescribed fee
Withdrawn fee prescription
No statutory body prescribes fee

Prescription
A restrictive trade practice
No weightage to creativity
No weightage to experience
Professional may exploit the situation
Violates the monopolies & restrictive trade
practices
Defeats the concept of competitiveness of
a market

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