Project Process:




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Stage 1 : Inception

Receive, appraise and report on the client’s requirements with regard to:

The client’s brief
The site and rights and constraints
Budgetary constraints
The need for consultants
Project programme
Methods of contracting

Stage 2 : Concept and viability (concept design)

Prepare an initial design and advise on:

The intended space provisions and planning relationships
Proposed materials and intended building services
The technical and functional characteristics of the design
Check for conformity of the concept with the rights to the use of the land
Review the anticipated costs of the project
Review the project programme

Stage 3 : Design development


Confirm the scope and complexity
Review the design and consult with local and statutory authorities
Develop the design, construction system, materials and components
Incorporate ad co-ordinate all services and the work of consultants
Review the design, costing and programme with the consultants

Stage 4.1 : Documentation for Local Authority


Prepare documentation sufficient for local authority submission:

Co-ordinate technical documentation with the consultants and complete primary co-ordination
Prepare specifications for the works
Review the costing and programme with the consultants
Obtain the client’s authority and submit documents for approval

Stage 4.2 : Construction documentation


Complete construction documentation and proceed to call for tenders:

Obtain the client’s authority to prepare documents to procure offers for the execution of the works
Obtain offers for the execution of the works
Evaluate offers and recommend on the award of the building contract
Prepare the contract documentation and arrange the signing of the building contract

Stage 5 : Construction


Administer the building contract:

Give possession of the site to the contractor
Issue construction documentation
Initiate and/or check sub-contract design and documentation as appropriate
Inspect the works for conformity to the contract documentation
Administer and perform the duties and obligations assigned to the principal agent in the JBCC building contract, or fulfill the obligations provided for in the other forms of contract
Issue the certificate of practical completion
Assist the client to obtain the occupation certificate

Stage 6 : Close out


Facilitate the project close-out including the preparation of the necessary documentation to effect completion, handover and operation of the project
After the contractor’s obligations with respect to the building contract are fulfilled, the architect shall issue the certificates related to contract completion
Provide the client with as-built drawings and relevant technical and contractual undertakings by the contractor and sub-contractors