This article looks elements that impact the design process, such as the building life cycle, new vs alterations and additions, exisiting buildings, site and contextual constraints and specialised consultants that may need to be engaged during the design and documentation process.
All projects require to go through the process of regulatory approval, or consent. This article outlines areas such as development legislation and the roles of Local Government authority (Council) and Private Certifiers. The processes of approval through a Development Application (DA)/ Construction Certificate (CC) or a Complying Development Certificate (CDC).
This article outlines some of the important insurances that architects need to protect them from potential risks. The insurances discuss are Professional Indemnity, Public Liability, Products Liability, and Workers Compensation. This is part of our Business of Architecture Series.