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UAP DOC. 201 L PRACTICE 202 203 PRE-DESIGN SERVICES DESIGN SERVICES 204 SPECIALIZED AND ALLIED SERVICES CONSTRUCTION SERVICES 205 POST-CONSTRUCTION SERVICES 206 COMPREHENSIVE ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES DESIGN-BUILD SERVICES SELECTION OF THE ARCHITECT AND 207 METHODS OF COMPENSATION 208 -

deviation therefrom shall be subject to discipline in proportion to its seriousness. The National Board of Directo

THE VIRTUES OF AN ARCHITECT

"May the Architect be high-minded; not arrogant, but faithful; Just, and easy to deal with, without avarice; Not let his mind be occupied in receiving gifts, But let him preserve his good name with dignity...

THE ARCHITECT'S CODE OF ETHICS

t my duty is not only to myself, but also to my Country and God.

s of conduct of a noble profession and endlessly endeavor to further its just ends.

measure of solicited personal publicity, but by industrious application to my work, strive to merit a reputation for quality

services while expecting and asking no profits from any other source.

ve any self-interest for financial returns.

ys with impartiality and disinterestedness.

nts or venture which may tend to influence my professional judgment to the detriment of the trust placed upon me.

f my associates and subordinates and take upon me the mentorship of the aspirants to the profession.

n constructive and inspirational limits and never resort to these means to further malicious motives.

ive endeavor towards the goal of enlightened Art and Science, generously sharing with colleagues, friends and strangers UAP DOC. 200 CODE OF ETHICAL CONDUCT

CODE OF ETHICAL CONDUCT

n; he acts as professional adviser to his client and his advice must be unprejudiced; he is charged with the exercise of j confidence.

odified and formulated the following principles for adoption and compliance of the Architect.

THE ARCHITECT'S RESPONSIBILITIES IN RELATION TO THE PEOPLE

od citizenship or of his professional pursuit or whether they partake of informative and educational

the community as well as the promotion, restoration or preservation of the general amenities and other

hare in the interchange of technical information and experience with the other design professions and the bu n the Philippines. He shall at no time act in a manner detrimental to the best interest of the profession.

ual, of the aims, standards and progress of the profession through literature or by industrious applicatio

part in paid advertisement endorsing any materials of construction or building equipment. sancti oned by professional consensus and years of experience.

THE ARCHITECT'S RESPONSIBILITIES IN RELATION TO HIS CLIENT certain moral obligations to his Client and to himself.

does not entail the offering of free preliminary sketches or other services without the benefit of an agreement with

ce may mean the loss of a prospective commission to the Architect. or cost of the work in order to secure a commission.

et the aesthetic and functional requirements of the project commensurate with the Client's appropriation.

Basic Minimum Fee prescribed under the "Standards of Professional Practice" of the "Architect's National C

uction of a project even when the plans were prepared by him provided it is undertaken in conformity with th

UAP DOC. 200

CODE OF ETHICAL CONDUCT

ask for any other returns in whatever form from any interested source other than the Client.

to weaken and discredit his standing as an unprejudiced and honest adviser, free to act in his Client's best inter

THE ARCHITECT'S RESPONSIBILITIES IN RELATION TO THE CONTRACTOR

by furnishing clear, definite and consistent information in all pertinent contract documents to avoid unnecess

tor's financial disadvantage.

conformity with the Contract Documents in order not to cause unnecessary delay and additional expense

ns, or favors from any Contractor or sub-contractor which will tend to place him under any kind of moral obli

the Contract Documents issue the corresponding Certificates of Payment and the Final Certificate of Com

THE ARCHITECT'S RESPONSIBILITIES IN RELATION TO MANUFACTURERS, DEALERS, AND AGENTS

ore encouraged and commended. However;

be accompanied by an obligation detrimental to the best interest of the Client or which may adversely a

e him in a reciprocal frame of mind. He may however, accept market discounts which shall be credited to the Cli THE ARCHITECT'S RESPONSIBILITIES IN RELATION TO HIS COLLEAGUES AND SUBORDINATES

ices on a conditional basis prior to definite agreement with the Client for the commission of the project.

dvantage except for worthy civic or religious projects. Neither shall he submit solicited or unsolicited sk

such endowment has been definitely agreed upon or still in the process of negotiation. when he has been engaged

entered. Nor shall an Architect, retained as professional adviser in a competition, accept employment as an Arch

n duly compensated for.

me. When the greater mass, area or design of the original structure is s u b s t a n t i a l l y ma i n t a i n e d t h e n e w A r c

and mentor the young aspirants towards the ideals, functions, duties and responsibilities of the profession.

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ARCHITECT'S NATIONAL CODE
STAND ARD O PRO S F FESSIO AL PRACTICE N
UAP DOC. 201 9 PRE-DESIGN SERVICES 202 e DESIGN SERVICES 203 - SPECIALIZED AND ALLIED SERVICES

FO REW RD O

TICE" is adopted primarily to set a norm of practice of the profession.

he Architect and his Client.

of the Client on the other. Their relationship depends upon good faith and mutual respect in order to inspire

the provisions of this Code.

STANDARDS OF PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

THE VALUE OF THE ARCHITECT

ng of spaces that fi t the scal e of human experi enc e. The resul ti ng qual ity of the form-envelope manifest

e to another, how whole societies will work, play, eat, sleep, recreate, travel, worship, or in short how people will

in a structure that is safe and healthful and to impart to the whole a beauty and distinction that is appropria

cted, transformed into sets of space/ design requirements, translated into structure through design, built, used and

rs affecting the scientific, aesthetic and orderly coordination of all the processes of safeguarding life, health, and proper

an architectural program, a feasibility study, a market study, an appraisal report, an impact analysis report, a space

ns, the electrical plans, the plum bing/sanitary plans, the mechanical/airconditioning plans, the civil work plans, the tech

ce manual and other forms of written and graphical documentations necessary for the effective and efficient functio abstract ideas into tangible and meaningful terms.

STANDARDS OF PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

1.1 The entire range of the Architect's services are divided into SEVEN (7) major services as follows :

re-Design Services ices Allied Services n Services uction Services sive Architectural Services d Services

1 2 3 4 se SEVEN (7) major services can be contracted separately to the Architect depending upon the desire and needs of 5 6 7 nd conditions for the delivery of the SEVEN (7) major services are stipulated in several UAP Documents as shown in the
PRE-DESIGN DESIGN SPECIALIZED CONSTRUCPOST CONSCOMPREDESIGN-BUILD SERVICES SERVICES ALLIED TION TRUCTION HENSIVE SERVICES

Buildings and Grounds Administration UAP DOC. 205


SERVICES SERVICES SERVICES SERVICES UAP DOC. 207

Planning/Interior/Landscaping/ Acoustics, Communications and Electronic UAP DOC. 203 Architect's Regular Services UAP DOC. 202

Architectural Programming/Fe Cost Ef

STANDARDS OF PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

201 PRE-DESIGN SERVICES


1. INTRODUCTION

oad background in real estate, finance, business, taxation, human behavior, space programming and others, to supplemen

ervices provided by the Architect have remained relatively unchanged over the years, additional services have become he agent of his client in procuring some of the necessary services that he and his staff cannot provide. It is his task to

by the client to perform services other than purely architectural or designing services. In most cases, the client fin

logies that bear on the cost of a project, the basic design parameters can b e e st a b l i s he d t ha t w i l l a ss ur e t he optim

lize without losing the generalist approach of the whole architect or of the complete firm.

PRE-DESIGN SERVICES

The several activities that fall under Pre-Design Services are as follows:

e Owner. A detailed cost-benefit analysis can guide the client and the architect in selecting a more viable alternat

from the general public. The Architect, with his own financing accomplish many of these activities including preparatio elative demand for different building types in actual staff, can negotiations.

phy, s u b - s uof a c e c o personnel u t i l i t i e s , development costs, climate, of compensation is directly r el a othert factors.A f multiple r f direct n d i t i o n s , expense. This cost-based method population, legal considerations and t ed o t he

. nts of the project. Refer to UAP Doc. 208 -- "Selection of t h e A r c h i t e c t a n d M e t h o d s o f Compensation."

ages and interactions of spaces. The services cover space use and space character analysis, work station and space

PRE-DESIGN SERVICES

202

ARCHITECT'S DESIGN SERVICES

a. .Schematic Design Phase Design Development Phase Contract Documents Phase and Construction Phase. 1.4 Schematic Design Phase a.

.Consults with the Owner to ascertain the requirements of the project and confirms s

Prepares schematic design studies leading to a recommended solution including a general description of the project for approval by the Owner. a. .Submits to the Owner a Statement of Probable Project Construction Cost based on s to spaces and forms in the best manner of professional service he can render.

gh his study and analysis of the various aspects of the project, goes through the preparation of the necessary instruments of

UAP DOC. 202 DESIGN SERVICES

a. Prepares

from

approved S c h e mat i c De si g n S t u di e s, t he

and illustrate the size and character of the entire project in its essentials as to ki nds of material s, type of structure, mec

osals.

cifications setting forth in detail the work required for the

he interpretation of the Contract Documents, prepares change orders, gathers and turns over the O w n e r w r i t t e n g u a r a n t e e

eneral conditions under w h i c h t h e p r o j e c t i s t o b e constructed

roceeding in accordance with the Contract Documents. He shall not be required to make exhaustive or continuous 8-hour o

ruction Cost indicated by changes in scope, requirements or market conditions.

k varies i n complexities and in the creative skill required to successfully meet the requirements of the Client within the const s imply that e a c h d e s i g n p r o j e c t c a n b e determined only on its own merits.

o u p i n g s o f buildings are attempts to classify them in accordance with the degree or complexity of each structure. ation to the Owner that the work has progressed to the state indicated and that to his best knowledge the quality of work perfor

g r o u p i n g , corresponding graduated scale of charges is prescribed to be able to determine the fair remuneration to the Ar

cludes the normal structural, electrical, plumbing/ sanitary, and mechanical i m e Supervision. When the Architect is requested by the Owner to do the full time supervision his services and fees shall con rvices and is getting the t e d i n t h e Schedule of Minimum Basic Fee for specific group and multiplying it with the Project Construction Cost.

of c h a r g e s h e r e i n i n d i c a t e d a r e t o b e considered as the Minimum Basic Fee since the Architect's Charges also take into

UAP DOC. 202 DESIGN SERVICES

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ARCHITECT'S NATIONAL CODE DOCUMENTS SERIES 200
TABLE OF CONTENTS PAGES PREFACE PROFESSIONAL REGULATION COMMISSION BOARD OF ARCHITECTURE RESOLUTIONS

200 - CODE OF ETHICAL C

UAP RESOLUTIONS 8 FOREWORD AND "THE VIRTUES OF AN ARCHITECT" 9 THE ARCHITECT'S CODE OF ETHICS 10 CODE OF ETHICAL CONDUCT 11 THE ARCHITECT'S RESPONSIBILITIES IN RELATION TO THE PEOPLE

12 - THE ARCHITECT'S RESPONSIBILITIES IN RELATION TO HIS CLIENT 13 - THE ARCHITECT'S RESPONSIBILITIES IN RELATION TO THE CONTRACTOR 14 DEALERS AND AGENTS 15 - THE ARCHITECT'S RESPONSIBILITIES IN RELATION TO HIS COLLEAGUES AND SUBORDINATES
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THE ARCHITECT'S RESPONSIBILITIES IN RELATION TO MANUFACTURERS,

I MU M B AS I C F E E

utilization character which are without complication of design or detail and require a minimum of finish, structu Armories Bakeries Farm Structures Freight Facilities Hangars Industrial Buildings Manufacturing/ Industrial Plants Packaging and Processing Plants Parking Structures Printing Plants Public Markets Service Garages Simple Loft-type Structure Warehouses And other similar utilization type buildings PROJECT CONSTRUCTION COST P 50 Million and less Over P 50 Million to P100 Million Over P 100 Million to P200 Million Over P 200 Million to P500 Million MINIMUM BASIC FEE 6 percent P 3,000,000 plus 5 percent of excess of P 50 Million P 5,500,000 plus 4 percent of excess of P 100 Million

P 9,500,000 plus 3 percent of excess of P 200 Million

P 18,500,000 plus 2 percent of excess of P 500 Million

P 28,500,000 plus 1 percent of excess of P 1 Billion UAP DOC. 202

ring a moderate amount of structural, mechanical and electrical design and research.

mes ngs yground and Open-air ional Facilities

nts

ers s

dings Multi-storey Apartments And other structures of similar nature or use MINIMUM BASIC FEE 7 percent P 3,500,000 plus 6 percent of excess of P 50 Million P 6,500,000 plus 5 percent of excess of P 100 Million P 11,500,000 plus 4 percent of excess of P 200 Million P 23,500,000 plus 3 percent of excess of P 500 Million P 38,500,000 plus 2 percent of excess of P 1 Billion

UAP DOC. 202

ional character and complexity of design or requiring comparatively large amounts of structural, mechanical a

Aquariums Atomic Facilities Auditoriums Airports Breweries Cold Storage Facilities Communication Buildings Gymnasiums Hospitals and Medical Buildings Hotels

Laboratories Marinas Medical Office Facilities & Clinics Mental Institutions Mortuaries Observatories Public Health Halls Convention Centers Research Facilities Stadiums Theaters and Similar Facilities Veterinary Hospitals

And other structures of similar nature or use PROJECT CONSTRUCTION COST MINIMUM BASIC FEE P 50 Million and less Over P 50 Million to P100 Million Over P 100 Million to 8 percent P 4,000,000 plus 7 percent of excess of P 50 Million

P200 Million P 7,500,000 plus 6 percent of excess of P 100 Million Over P 200 Million to P500 Million P 13,500,000 plus 5 percent of excess of P 200 Million

P 28,500,000 plus 4 percent of excess of P 500 Million P 48,500,000 plus 3 percent of excess of P 1 Billion

UAP DOC. 202 DESIGN SERVICES

ll apartment houses and town houses. Percent of Project Construction Cost

requiring consummate design skill and much precise detailing.

ecialized decorative buildings Mausoleums, Memorials, d structures of similar nature or use Museums percent of Project Construction Cost

dings

again for the repetitive construction of similar structures, without amending the drawing and the speci

nimum Basic Fee % of Basic Fee % of Basic Fee

% of Basic Fee

UAP DOC. 202 DESIGN SERVICES

EE chargeable thereunder shall conform with the following:

scaping designs.

ee.

ess than Two Hundred Pesos (P200.00*) per hour subject to increase depending on the extent and coverage of service required

UAP DOC. 202 DESIGN SERVICES

4. PAYMENT SCHEDULE

sufficient t o i n c r e a s e t h e t o t a l p a y m e n t s o n t h e f e e t o eighty-five percent (85%) of the Basic Fee, c ction cost of the structure as in (b).

o f B i d s , t h e payment to the Architect shall be adjusted so that it w i l l a m o u n t t o a s u m equival ation for basic services.

ebalance ofs the e q u a l t o fifteen percent (15%) of the Basic Fee,Project ConstructionoCostl of e s t i structure shall c ti o n co s O w n e r , a u m Architect's fee, computed on the Final computed upon a r e a s n a b e the m a t e d c o n s tr u be paid.

t to the Owner, a sum sufficient t o i n c r e a s e t h e t o t a l p a y m e n t s o n t h e f e e t o thirty -five (35%) of the Basic Fee co ach of the various stages of the Architect's w o r k , u p o n r e q u e s t o f t h e Architect, provided that such p a y m

UAP DOC. 202 DESIGN SERVICES

5. OWNER'S RESPONSIBILITIES

cialty systems which may be required for the project.

Designate when project. ertaining thereto promptly, to avoid reasonable delay in the progress of the Architects' work. Observe the procedure of is

on Services" and all taxes (not including income tax) that the government may impose on the Architect as a result of the s

he site, giving, as may be r e q u i r e d , t o p o g r a p h i c a l surveys, grades and lines of

dimensions and complete data pertaining to existing mplementation of the project, he shall give prompt written notice thereof to the Architect.

and private; and test borings

ts as may be required for the project.

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6. OTHER CONDITIONS ON SERVICES

6.1 Conditions for Minimum Basic Fee

of a Lump Sum Contract. Construction works that are let on cost-plus-fee basis, or on any basis other than the Lump Sum C 6.4 Per Diem and Traveling Expenses

addition to the Minimum Basic Fee. duly authorized representative shall be required to perform services at a locality b e y o n d occasion where the Architect or his

s. Other services that may be needed in order to complete the project such as services of acoustic and illumination engineers, of printing or reproduction of extra sets of C o n t r a c t Do c u m e n t s w h e n required by the Owner or his representative is to

or the services are to be paid for separately by the Owner.

anges ordered by the Owner after approval of the Design Development Documents, he shall be paid for such expenses a n d s e r

ms it to be necessary but no extra charge for such miniature models shall be made by the Architect. However, if the Owner desires

N SERVICES

hall be made at the time of the contract.

he paid by theis entitledt h e receivei as compensation the sum corresponding to due at the stage of suspension or abandonm be Architect Owner for to s e r v c e s r e n d e r e d corresponding to the fees EIGHTY FIVE (85%) PERCENT of his fee.

i n g c o n s t r u c t i o n documents which are actually sets of detailed instructions that shall serve as the basis for the Contracto

cted at different periods i s i m e , t h u s i n c e a s i n g t to Architect's construction phase his work. The remaining FIFTEEN o c u m e n t s P h a s e o f hof tservices which isrequivalenth e EIGHTY FIVE PERCENT (85%) of period and burden of services, cha

uspension of construction for a period not exceeding six (6) months shall not be covered by this provision.

e c i a l c o forms and periodic consultants the construction. document n s u l t a n t s , s u c h visits during shall be with the consent of the Architect and the cost of their services shall be paid

hitect to design or plan mo v a b l e o r f i x e d p i e c e s o f furniture, cabinets, covered walks, grottos, pools, landscap

work.

truments of service they are the property of the Architect whether the work for which they

with a written agreement with the Architect. spectors as will be deemed necessary shall be engaged and paid for by the

1950 and of Presidential Decree No. 49 on the "Protection of Intellectual Property" issuedthe progress and quality of the work d of the Architect and shall make periodic reports to the Owner and to the Architect as to on November 14,1972.

of expenses being incurred on the construction. Upon completion of the project, the Owner shall furnish the Architect two mitted by the Architect is accurate only up to a certain degree. This is so because the Architect has no control over the cost of labor

oject site during the impose on the Architectshall be approved byof the servicesas e r fsize, designr t h e P r o j e c t (exclusive of in government may progress of construction as a consequence the Architect p to o r m e d f o

consult the Architect for the design and size of all signboards, letterings, directories and display boards that will be placed on th

STANDARDS OF PROFE

E-DESIGN SERVICES ARCHITECTURAL PROGRAMMING FEASIBILITY STUDY, ETC.

ESIGN SERVICES REGULAR SERVICES

ECIALIZED ALLIED SERVICES INTERIORS, LANDSCAPING, ACOUSTICS, COMMUNICATIONS, ELECTRONICS, PLANNING

HE ARCHITECT

OF THE ARCHITECT'S SERVICES

DESIGN SERVICES

ITECT'S DESIGN SERVICES ()- "REGULAR SERVICES"

ROJECT CLASSIFICATION

CHEDULE OF MINIMUM BASIC FEE

AYMENT SCHEDULE

WNER'S RESPONSIBILITIES

THER CONDITIONS ON SERVICES

DOC. 203 - SPECIALIZED ALLIED SERVICES

DOC. 203-a INTERIOR DESIGN SERVICES

USTIC; COMMUNICATION AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING SERVICES

DOC 203-c LANDSCAPE DESIGN SERVICES

DOC. 203-d PHYSICAL PLANNING SERVICES

DOC. 203-e COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING SERVICES

ARDS OF PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

ed inside or outside of the building that would mar the safety and aesthetics of the structure. ms i f designed and planned by the Architect, such as movable or

pools, landscaping and other items of similar nature are to be paid for separately by the Owner to the Architect as stipulated in

ect's fee or Engineer's fee or the salaries of the construction i ns p ec t or s. Wh e n l ab o r or materials are furnished by ure to the Owner including plumbing and electrical fixtures, mechanical equipment, elevators, escalators, a i r - c o n d i t i o n i n g

o the building and all items indicated in the drawings designed by or

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203 SPECIALIZED ALLIED SERVICES

e that not the structure alone but also its p hy si c a l e n vi r on me n t c an enhance the lives of all people. He relates not only

Architect's Regular Services (UAP Doc. 202). llied professions are needed to complete, complement or supplement the necessary services for a building project. Today, g which require specializations fall under "Specialized Allied Services" namely:

gineering

UAP DOC. 203 DESIGN SERVICES

and prepares furniture and furnishing layout.

203-a. INTERIOR DESIGN SERVICES

zation of this concept, the Architect builds his structure making both exterior and interior spaces contribute to the total de

e y c on t r i b u t e t o t h e physical, visual and intellectual comforts of the users. b. .P r e p a r e s t h e d e s i g n a n d schedule of furniture giving their dimensions, specific

Assists the client in conducting bi ds or negoti ati ons wi th furniture fabricators and other supp

ce from Consultants whose expert adviceapprovesneeded in the detailing of shop drawings of furni ture, furni shings, fixtur Checks and may be samples of materials and interior elements. c. .Conducts final inspection and approval of furniture and other item.

olling the spaces where these activities are to take place. The various spaces are designed to make the space fit the specific mo h as furniture design, built-in equipment and special fittings, the Architect is paid 15% of the cost of the work. The fee may how

has become a field of specialization. As such it offers the following services: above includes the fee of the Consultant working with the Architect.

ctivitiesConsultant, the fee of said Consultant shall be on of the and spaces

design concept of the Architect will be 5% of the cost of the work.

UAP DOC. 203-a DESIGN SERVICES

by the proper government agencies concerned.

ase, the fee of the Architect for coordinating the work and relating the work of the Consultant to the

ding sites such as Industrial Estates, SCHEDULE OF FEES

UAP DOC. 203-d PHYSICAL PLANNING SERVICES 5. PHYSICAL PLANNING

Type 1 d the like, the services are as follows:

5.1 Physical Planning for building sites such as Industrial Estates, CommercialCenters, nd secures and/or generates sufficient data base Sports from which reliable projections and/or a n a l y s e s c a n b e m a d e f o r tran Complexes, Resorts, Tourist Centers,

Amusement Educational ns affecting the project. Parks, Campuses, Institutional and Government Centers, and Site Planning of any complex consisting of

om relevant information gathered by other disciplines.

Basic rate for - P 5,000 per the first 50hectare utility layouts and building envelopes. hectares or less of areas, roads and pedestrian arteries, basic

elopment.

. Over 50 hectares up to 100 hectares - P250,000 plus P 4,5000 per hectare in excess of 50 hectares

al

Over 100 hectares up to P 4,000 per 2 0 0 h e c t a r e s h e c t a r e i n excess of 100 hectares Over 200 hectares - P875,000 plus P 3,000 per hectare in

purchasing value of the Peso. Adjustment of the fee shall be made at the time of the contract due to infla

Metro-Manila, cities, r e g i o n a l c e n t e r s a n d p r o v i n c i a l capitals.

cent (30%).

in excess of 100 hectares

6. OTHER CONDITIONS ON PHYSICAL PLANNING

mmission on p h y s i c a l p l a n n i n g o f a l a r g e r ma g ni t ud e or a c omp l e x n at u r e , should be done by the

per hectare inacting as the prime professional of the team. an Architect

ed on other localities beside those under Type 2.

Over 100 hectares up to 200 hectares

- P200,000 plus P 1,5000 per hectare in

specifications on roads, drainage, sewerage, power and communication system an additional fee of four percent nts is not part of physical planning services and shall be treated separately under the "Architects Regular Services" or "Specializ

6.5 For the preparation of detailedUAP DOC. engineering drawings

203-d

203-e. COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING SERVICES

and

PHYSICAL PLANNING SERVICES

2.2 In the formulation of the Master Development Plan, the following components are to be considered:

of certain scientific tools for analysis like statistics. The preparation of the final plan gives alternative options through con a. .Physical Component

Concerned with land use and the changes which occur within the physical environment (within the s considered in the formulation of a master development plan. a. .Economic Component Concerned with the nation's assets and its management

a. .Socio-Cultural Component on of the Master Development Plan. Concerned with the people, their living conditions and the seeking of ways to ameliorate it. a. .Transport Component Concerned with the movement of people and goods from one place to another. a. .Legal and Administrative Component

Concerned with the relationship of policies to the existing laws.

study of p h y s i c a l , s o c i a l , e c o n o m i c a n d administrative components and as s u c h r e q u i r e s t h e e 3. EXPERTISE

d use, havior and


UAP DOC. 203-e COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING SERVICES

b. c.

.Undertakes environmental analysis, feasibility studies, demographic analysis.


.Examines existing laws, ordinances, political/ social constraints.

b. .Prepares concept t a n d o t h e r pl o r m t i o ci e s, mp le ment i ng take the lead s, construction technology, materials, c o sdevelopment i n fans, apol in h a s i qualified him tostrategies to a

itect, with experience in planning, has the social commitment and technical experience as coordinator 6. COMPENSATION FEES 6.1 As a specialized service, the Architect sh al l be compe nsate d f or by t he following methods: a. Professional Fee plus Expenses

The fee of the Architect-Planner for the physical planning component is based on the schedule p

Planning Services" while the fee for Refer to UAP Doc. 208-B "Method consultants, researches and other of Compensation" for details. o u t o f p o c k e t e x p e n s e s a r e reimbursable to the Architect. b . M u l t i p l e o f D i r e c t P e r s o n n e l Expense
UAP DOC. 203-e PHYSICAL PLANNING SERVICES

ARCHITECT'SN A T I O N A L C

STANDARDS OF PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

204 205 RUCTION SERVICES POST-CONSTRUCTION SERVICES COMPREHENSIVE ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES DESI 206 ON OF THE ARCHITECT THODS OF COMPENSATION207 208 -

204-a. FULL-TIME SUPERVISION

by the Owner. He is responsible both to the Owner and the Architect.

ons and pri mary respon si bi l i ti es of the construction supervision group are:

ME SUPERVISION

h a t t h e Contractor complies with the plans, specifications and called other contract documents and assures that workm

on Work

and the Design Engineer in the evaluation of the work of the Contractor.

orts and Contract Documents

ks. As projects become more complex, there is a need for a construction supervision group who will do the full-time inspection ASKS 4.1 Quality Control

f o r c o n s i s t e n c y w i t h t h e Contract Documents. d. . Notify Contractor if any material or any portion of the work does not conform to specifications or if unacceptable in

i f, a nd whe n required at the jobsite for proper execution of the work. e. .Follow-up and check daily on c o r r e c t i v e w o r k b e i n g undertaken.

alsm. equipment any work which is not being done in accordance with the plans and specifications and the Contract Agreemen and .Stop e project. n.

.Before a project nears its completion stage, make a list of items for correction, and check each item as it is correct

romptly report test results to those concerned. 4.2 Evaluation

ectrical, air conditioning,rmechanical and other installations. modifications which may be submitted by the Contractor to the Arc a. .C o n s i d e a n d e v a l u a t e suggestions or

recommendations to the Architect for final decision. ings have not been duly approved by the Architect.

b. nform with the.Review and verify nature, quantities, and Contractor's prices on change orders. plans and specifications.

Confirm, review and verify Emergency/Extra Work Orders claimed by the Contractor. tion which could not be inspected in place; or the construction of a critical item, expressedly identified as such, an d whi ch w

Review with all concerned the requisitions for payment as submitted by the Contractor and forward them with r e c o m m e n

204 - CONSTRUCTION SERVICES FULL-TIME SUPERVISION CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT 205 - POST-CONSTRUCTION SERVICES BUILDING AND GROUNDS ADMINISTRATION 206 - COMPREHENSIVE ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES PROJECT MANAGEMENT 207 - DESIGN-BUILD SERVICES 208 - SELECTION OF THE ARCHITECT AND SYSTEMS OF REMUNERATIONS

OF CONTENTS

DOC. 204: CONSTRUCTION SERVICES

4-a FULL-TIME SUPERVISION

4-b CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

DOC. 205: POST-CONSTRUCTION SERVICES DOC. 206: COMPREHENSIVE ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES 72 UAP DOC. 207: DESIGN-BUILD SERVICES DOC. 208: SELECTION OF THE ARCHITECT & METHODS OF COMPENSATION

208-a SELECTION OF THE ARCHITECT 78 - 208-b M ETH ODS OF C OMPENSATI ON 8 3 - " M A Y I A L W A Y S B U I L D "

AP OBJECTIVES

PREFACE

j. Observations/ Recommend 4 . 5 K e e p i n f i l e t h e f o l l o w i n g documents:

a. . Progress and in accordance with the Contract Documents, advise rt same to the Architect. When the construction work has been completed Accomplishment Reports Change Orders Payments Processed As-Built Drawings/ Information b. Operation .Maintenance and of manuals

equipment certifications, guarantees, and the like for items furnished on the p 5. OTHER FUNCTIONS OF THE CONSTRUCTION SUPERVISORY GROUP

U A P D O C . 2 0 4 - a FULL-TIME SUPERVISION

4.4 Make daily Inspection Reports which include: a. .Weather Conditions

and Distribution of Skills t regular coordination meetings with the Owner, the Architect-Engineer-Consultant, the Contractor, and such other parties as ma C. Construction Activities by Phase Owner or(Structural, Sanitary, conferences called by the the Architect/ Engineer-Consultant. Electrical, Mechanical, pany the Owner, the Architect/Engineer-Consultant or their representative (s), and government inspectors during their visit Architectural, etc.)

2 0 4 - a FULL-TIME SUPERVISION Manpower Availability

d. .Equipment Utilization N OF AUTHORITY d. .Materials Delivered/ Checked onstruction Supervision Group shall not enter into the field of d. .Correspondence/ Memoranda Received Correspondence/ Memoranda Transmitted Agreement/ Decisions Made g. .Official Visitors

responsibility of

the

project

superin-

any legal responsibility as far as the present Civil Code is concerned. It is still the Architect and the Design Engineer who are resp cisions on m a t t e r s t h a t a r e t h e s o l e responsibility of the Architect and/or Design Engineer.

Y 8. QUALIFICATIONS

8.1 Full-Time Inspectors must be at least a college graduate who has a

10.2 The services of Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Sanitary Engineer or n y o f t Enginee gree in Bachelor of Science in Architecture, the Architect as full-time supervisor can be compensated f o r b y aElectricalh e f o l l a. Percentage Fee Method A fee of 1% to 11/2% of the Project Construction Cost.

p is usually recommended by the Architect and is paid by the Owner either on a salary basis or on an agreed flat rate per month.

se Method (Refer to UAP Doc. 208)

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

ty of construction projects, there is a need to have a more effective cost control and faster project implementation scheme. The Co better position to interpret his drawings and documents for compliance by the Contractor. He can assign his staff to undertake

uld be a member of the staff of the Owner or he could be an independent individual or firm hired by the Owner to manage the

r and Specialty Trade Contractors that would work with the construction team. nager shall not involve himself directly with the work of the Contractor such that it may be c onst rue d th at he i s relieving

on groups involved in the project. ose methods, systems or designs that will substantially affect the construction schedule and impair the design concept of the

e with the Architect's design if such design g e n e r a t e s t h e n e c e s s a r y environmental and aesthetic quality of the proje

Y all construction activities and sees to it that these are properly monitored during execution phase. anager usually reports directly to the Owner and he is therefore responsible to the Owner on all aspects of the programmin

h a s n o l e g a l responsibility should the equipment fail to function as per design or should a portion of the building collapse. prior to approval of Owner.

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

h his Design Engineers and the Contractor who are responsible by law for their d e s i g n s a n d c o n s t r u c t i o n respe

ENT

anager may be an individual or a firm. ome part of t h e r e s p o n s i b i l i t i e s o f t h e Construction Manager. (Refer to Doc. 204-A for complete functions of Constructio

vision Group under his employ or it could be a separate group hired directly by the Owner but works under the control of the Cons he principal of the firm must be a professional, preferably an Architect or Engineer, long experienced in the construction field and

r d o r d o w n w a r d i n accordance with a prearranged formula.

sion provides a direct incentive on operating and support costs.

types are used to encourage better construction management services. The preceding types of c o n t r a c t s f o r c o n s t r u c t i
11/2%

. A basic fixed fee of

to 3% of the estimated construction cost is the total compensation. The c o n t r a c t p r o v i d e s

ruction Manager a fixed fee. The fee will be unaffected by variations between the estimate and the bids or by change orders dur nsated for by a range of

incentive type contracts are appropriate such as: b.

.Fixed Price Incentive -

T h e O w n e r w i l l p a y t h e Construction Manager a fixed fee which is adjusted according to the difference betwe y to obtain an award fee of specified maximum size if the measured cost-related val ue s me et or exc e ed t he specified tar b. . Cost plus Incentive Fee (CPIF) or Cost plus Adjusted Fee (CPAF) C o s t r e i m b u r s e m e n t t y p e contracts will provisions for a fee that is adjusted by "sharing"

r e n c e b e t w e e n t h e f i n a l a l l o w a b l e c o s t s a n d t h e t a r g e t costs. that all construction ac t i vi t i es a re p roper l y mon i tore d a n d f o l l o w e d a n d t h a t a l l w o r k m a n s h i p i s

ion management is not part of the regul ar services of the Architect, the services rendered by the Architec ruction management a fixed fee plus reimbursement of certain e x p e n s e s i n c u r r e d i n t h e performance of basis

MA NA GER

il y supervise

A-3 Site Selection and Evaluation


limited inspection work;

a. Utilities

b. to do full-time inspection work. pector or Works Engineer who is hired by the Owner Transportation
Architect on technical matters. on the supervision and delivery of the work.

FUNCTIONS

0 0

in his staff or hire the necessary inspectors for the owner. The functions of the full-time inspectors are therefore i

FUNCTIONS

e. Budgetary Estimate

0 0 0

A. PRE-DESIGN PHASE A-1 Selection of prime professional Architect or Engineer f. Programming & Scheduling A-2 Selection of Consultants - 0
0 0 0

*Owner might

have acquired

Cost A-5 Topographic Survey


c.

0
site already. d. Land-Use A-6 Soil Investigation

0 0 0

A-4 Feasibility Study A-7 Environmental Impact Study a. Technical (definitive drawings and specifications) 0 b. Socio-Economic c. Marketing d. Financial
U A P D O C . 2 0 4 - b CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT A-8 Design,

Criteria, Applicable

0 0

Codes & Regulations Relationships

0 0

0 A-9 DESIGN PHASE B. Clearances (Preparation of Contract a. Human Documents) Settlements 0

b. Subdivision Regulation B-1 Preliminary Design FUNCTIONS

0 0 0

Entity a. Outline Specifications c. National Pollution Control B-3 Procurement Specifications

0 0

b. Preliminary Estimate B-4 Bill of Materials

0 0 0

c. Presentation Drawings & Commission B-5 Cost Estimates 0 d. National Housing Authority

Based on certain Models parameters to serve only as guide on 0 bidding U A P D O C . 2 B-6 Approval of Contract Documents B-2 Construction Documents a. Working Drawings e. Building Official

0 4 - b

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

0
B-7 Authentication of Contract Documents (plans and specifications) A- 10 Space & Functional

0 0 0
C-6 Distribution of Bid Documents

C. BIDDING OR NEGOTIATION b. Specifications PHASE FUNCTIONS

0 0
C-7 Advertising

0
D-5 Payment of Building Permits c. General of Const. Manager C-1 Selection Conditions & Licenses

0 0

C-8 Evaluation

*Recommendatory C-2D-6 Provision ofGen. Contractor Selection of Temporary Filed

C-9 Awards of Contracts

0
Offices, & Utilities

C-3 Selection of Specialty Trade Contractors


D. CONSTRUCTION PHASE

D-7 Pert CPM a. Preparation

0 0 0 0 0

C-4 Selection of Bids & Awards D-1 Selection of Full-Time b. Review Committee Inspectors
c. Approval

00

U A P

D O C .

2 0 4 - b

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

*Recommendatory D-2 Full-Time Inspection C-5 Preparation of Bid Documents

0 0
FUNCTIONS
D-3 Part-Time Inspection

0 0

f. As-Built Information

0 0
D-13 Progress Payments

0 0 0

a. Billing D-4 Secure Building Permits & g. Shop Drawings b. Licenses Verification of Billing c. Certificate of Payment

0 0 0 D-8 Keeping of Field Records for 0


h. Filed Logbook
the Owner a. Time Records b. Materials & Equipment c. Progress Reports d. Change Orders

d. Payment

0 0

i. Contract Documents

e. Payments

j. Test Results

0 0
k. Minutes of Meeting & D-18 Approval of Shop Drawings

0 0
Correspondences D-19 Quality Control of Drawings, D- 14 Interpretation a. Testing and Sampling of
U A P D O C . 2 0 4 - b CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

D-9 Request for Change Orders Specifications and Other

D-10 Issuance of Change Orders Contract Documents Materials at Site or Factory b. Inspection of Structural D-11 Evaluation of Change Orders FUNCTIONS D-15 Resolution of Conflict on

0 0
D-12 Approval of Change Orders Technical Samples of D-20 Approval ofMatters Relative to Finishing Materials System

Drawings, Specifications & D-21 Coordination of Works of

C.

Specialty Trade Contractors

Inspection of

Mechanical

Other Contract Documents


System

D-22d. Inspection of Electrical System Adherence to Approved Schedule a. Equipment e. Inspection of Sanitary/ b. Labor D-16 Material/Deliveries c. Assist in Solving Construction

Problems Caused by

U A P

D O C .

2 0 4 - b

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

Unforeseen Contingencies &

Plumbing System f. Inspection of Architectural Exigencies

D-17 Preparation of Shop Drawings D-23 Cost Control a. Cash Flow b. Purchasing of Materials/ Equipment/Services c. Value-Engineering Works & Finishes d. Cost Records g. Inspection of Civil Works h. Overall Field Coordination

e s s i o n a l F e e s " w a s p r o m u l g a t e d a n d a d o p t e d b y t h e Philippine Architects Society (PAS), the first architec

a. Preparation amended and a fourth edition was published in 1950. Code of Ethics was published on April 7, 1946. This was of Requirements b. Implementations

a t i o n a l C o d e o f A r c h i t e c t ' s S e r v i c e s a n d Inspectionh e Philippines" was published. c. F e e s i n t

ng at that time, namely, the Philippine Institute of Architects (PIA), the League of Philippine Architects (LPA), and 0

0
the "United Architects of the Philippines" (UAP).

0 FUNCTIONS

them in order to be more responsive to the practice of the profession in the Philippines. The first draft of the revised code was publi

D-24 Safety Measures

ch was tasked to prepare the final draft, decided to divide the Architect's National Code into two divisions, namely:

D-27 Completion a. Preparation of Request for

0 0 D-25 Testing of Systems a. Sanitary/Plumbing

Final Inspection b. Certification from 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 C. Mechanical & Government Agencies Other 0 0 0 Equipment - Certificate ofAuxiliary Systems d. Other Occupancy

0 g. Main Utility Connection h. Filing of report and - Certificate of Final


U A P D O C . 2 0 4 - b CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

0 0 0 Inspection of Electrical, D-26 Substantial Completion a. Inspection

Guarantee Bond i. Certificate of Final Payment Sanitary and Mechanical c. Certificate Verification of Billing of Complete - Issuance of Certificate - Acceptance - Payment 0 0 b. Preparation of Check, List of 0 0 0 Payment of Contractor's Uncompleted Work and/or 0 0

Labor, Materials and Defective Work

Equipment d. Preparation of As-Built Drawings


e. Verification of As-Built Drawings

f. Issuance of Operating

FUNCTIONS

U A P

D O C .

2 0 4 - b

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

0 E-3 Correction Measures on Deficiencies E. POST-CONSTRUCTION PHASE


0

E-4 Start-Up of Plant Equipment & Correction Adjustment E-1 Maintenance

E-5 Final Report Manuals Issuance of Maintenance E-2

ATION OF AUTHORITY OF THE CONSTRUCTION SUPERVISORY GROUP AND THE CONSTRUCTION MANAG
0

He shall not enter into the field of responsibility of the contractors' project superintendent.

all not make decisions on matters that are the sole responsibility of the Architect and/or Design Engineer. Guidelines & Operating

U A P

D O C .

2 0 4 - b

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

205

c. Post-Construction Evaluation

use" Architect. It shall be the duty of the Architect to see to it that the building and all the parts thereat (plumbing and lig

es. It gives full meaning to what

the

professional

calls

s, manufacturers and building research groups is maintained so that information on performance and upkeep of buildings, and b

he necessary channel of

ervices are the following:

utilities like electricity, water, telephone and gas.

anitorial services. r d i n a n c e s a n d b u i l d i n g regulations enacted to protect health, life and property.

an offer post-construction evaluation services. His services shall then consist of the following: versus the actual use of facility.

f the various building systems and the materials systems and the materials systems in use. tiveness of the plan

alary basis or (2) management fee based on percentage of gross rentals. The rate of the fee is from 4% to 6% of gross rentals.

ing and equipment and maintenance of the grounds are paid separately by the Owner.

206 COMPREHENSIVE ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES


1. INTRODUCTION

c. a. e.

.Site Utilization and Land-Use Study .Promotional Services


.Space/ Management Study

2.2 Design Services: Regular Architectural Services (UAP Doc. 202) a. .Preliminary Design

Work Drawings esponse to the demands of today's complex building projects.

The transition of the

b. .Specifications and Other of se rvi Documents prehensive nature is due to the fact that a continuity Contract c es rel ated to d esi gn and construction is necessary for the

a. .Part-Time Supervision sign Services, Allied Services, Construction Services and Post-Construction Services. 2.3 Specialized Allied Services (UAP Doc. 203)

, coordinator and author of the building design with which a project will be constructed. a. .Interior Design

oncerned mainly with building design for him to properly assist and serve his client. Landscape Design b. .Acoustics, Communication and Electronic Engineering act as the agent of the Client in procuring and coordinating the necessary services required by a project. a. .Planning 2.4 Construction Services (UAP Doc. 204)

2.1 Pre-Design Services (UAP Doc. 201) a. .Full-Time Supervision

Construction Management 2.5 Post-Construction Services (UAP Doc. 205) a. .Building and Equipment Maintenance

Building Administration 3. COMPREHENSIVE ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES 3.1 Project Management

When the Owner hires an Architect or a firm to coordinate the whole range of Comprehensive Architectural Servi 3.2 Project Management is therefore that

o the control of time, cost and quality of construction of a project. It is a procedure by which an Owner, desiring to embark

s per contract. The Owner's role is to make decisions on the project and to assure that funds are available to complete the pr

n adviserandmaterial costs and c o n s t r u c t i o n m e t h o d s . H i s primary responsibility, therefore, is the exercise of overalli cost design on construction of the project. Project Management is supposed to augment, supplement a n d b e c o m p l m e

, the Project Manager should enter regular consultation with Architects and Engineers (AE) and with the Owner on all aspe

drawings and specifications, architectural and engineering, for the purpose of advising on site conditions, appropriate materials

ost estimates will be successively r e v i s e d a n d r e f i n e d a s working drawings for each system are developed. The Project M both design and construction procedures.

ooperation of the Architect-Engineer, work some of the design operations into an overall CPM or other network scheduling o

y and expedite purchases in general.

ns among the separate contractors.

ng on the sequence of document requirements on the s i t e a n d f o r t e m p o r a r y facilities to house the management and commerce. The project manager s

and security measures are taken care of, either by a separate contractor or one of the primes doing other parts of the work. A

ompliance with drawings and specifications.

s of the bidding or interpretation of the d o c u m e n t s b e c o m e s necessary. when clarification all concerned any contract interpretations where any possible dispute may arise.

and communication to be sure progress of work of all contractors is unimposed a n d t h e i n t e n t o f t h e Architects and En

m of organization charts, showing the project administrator exactly what on-site personnel and organization channels are p

s or concurrence of the Architects, Engineers and Owner enter into the pre-qualifying and actual awarding process. On a phased cts, rate the ment

cessful bidders as may be necessary to maintain schedule and clarify any matter in dispute.

parties with the need to know are informed.

aintain records at the jobsite and elsewhere including, but not limited to, records of all contracts, shop drawings, samples, rchases, subcontracts, n proceeds and as required to aterials, equipment, ey occur. Monitor estimates and changes to be sure that neither the schedule nor the budget is in danger of being exceeded. plicable codes and an d ar d s, catalogs, and samples, the scheduling of t o t h e A r c h i t e c t a n d Engineers and Ownerjob phases are completed e t c . T he s e records are to be available material requirements, and prompt cash flow as and may become proper drawings,

pment are adequate for the work and the schedule. aintain cost accounting records of all job mponents by each separate accounting of specially those safety provisions for the overall job as provided eveloped including separate contractor andthe consequences of any change order and its effect of the schedule. by the

eep accurate progress reports during all stages of construction. be sure that this attention to safety provisions does not relieve the separate contractors of or property damaged). eview and process all applications for progress payments.

tors in the d e v e for changes a n d administration of an overall labor relations program for the Owner. eview all requests l o p m e n t and submit recommendations to the Architects, Engineers andthe project.

mplement any special C l i e n t r e q u i r e m e n t s regarding processing forms or job conditions. other

e prepared to supply documentation required in the handling of claims or disputes (and be sure the cost of preparing any suc

the Contractor of his responsibility as provided for in the Civil Code.

f t h e Architect.

nd Engineers and other interested parties. This inspection and the final

allations

work i n acc ordance wi th the drawings and specifications. Until such time as the lines of liability are more clearly defined,

ngineers who are responsible for the design, while the Contractor is solely responsible for his construction. It is for this reason t

he Standards of Professional Practice document. This will contribute to a better understanding by the Client of the scope of s

STANDARDS OF PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

e on Sept. 24, 1979 for adoption and compliance by the practicing Architects in the Philippines

of responsibilities as provided by law.

o perform comprehensive architectural services. By the very nature of the services, he assumes the role of the

ions is outl i ned in Sec tion 4 of thi s document.

ger to hire the Construction Manager either to be paid by him or by the Owner on a salary or percentage basis of constructio

hensive Architectural Services, the Architect must make full use of his own capability as well as the services offered by other pr

and his staff by hiring the experts needed or form a professional team consisting of the following:

h e P r o j e c t M a n a g e r i s compensated on a percentage basis of 2% to 5% of estimated Project Cost.

a. .Architects he Architect as Project Manager performs Regular Architectural services for the same project, he is compensated separately f Engineers Market Analyst Accountants General Contractors b. .Real Estate Consultants

UAP DOC. 206 COMPREHENSIVE ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES

207

of;

es work accomplished pressure to ession has been under thereunder; come up with overall answers to Client's demands for simulations handling of time, quality

2.4 Procures materials, plants and e ultimate goal of handling projects in the shortest possible time, a t t h e equipment,o s t a n d and a n acceptable quality and perf l o w e s t c licenses a t permits;

structiondoes not advance any m o n e y f o r p a y m e n t o f expenditures connected with the work. chitect on the Architect alone.

ct, the estimate may be guaranteed only on a range of Ten Percent (10%) plus or minus the stated estimate.

g services: v a l a construction superintendent, a purchasing agent, a timekeeper or keepers, and a property clerk a si d e f r o m t h e u

ent and services.

DESIGN-BUILD SERVICES UAP DOC. 207

d by the Client.

e b y Administration is Seven Percent (7%) of the Project Construction Cost in addition to the Architect's Fee for the Regular De ivided equally between the Client and the Architect.

ot more Ten Percent (10%), it is divided equally between t h e C l i e n t a n d t h e A r c h i t e c t . However, if the excess is more

3. DESIGN-BUILD SERVICE ON A GUARANTEED MAXIMUM COST on a Guaranteed Maximum Cost is either Ten Percent (10%) of the Project Construction Cost or is already built-in in the Guarante

Build by Administration.

cost for the construction of the project.

s of the Project. The Architect does not advance any amount to buy materials or pay labor. Instead, a "revolving capital" is give

ECTION OF THE ARCHITECT AND METHODS OF COMPENSATION

a. SELECTION OF THE ARCHITECT

AIA -Architect's Handbook of Professional Practice, RIBA Handbook: Architectural Practice, and Management and other materia

the services of an Architect: others and the Clientrelatively small project. n undertaking a makes a selection based upon his judgment of which firm is most qualified for the successful execution of h

es ting information describing their firms. The Client reviews these submissions and determines that perhaps six or seven m i g h

e proposed project. He is then asked to respond to questions from the selection committee. m o n u m e n t a l p r o j e c t s a n d prestigious private buildings.

office.

Recommenda

most often based on the personal desires of and evaluation by the Client.

e. A list of similar projects built in recent years covering points as: for si mil ar projects.

he scope of services of the Architect and the Minimum Basic Fee as prescribed by the Architect's National Code, which

e professional services is very minor compared to the total cost of his contemplated project, and that often more extensive a

hitect has been retained for a project. An attempt to supplant another Architect who is in the process of negotiating for a co

ts and Engineers. The Architect should attempt to ascertain the composition of the selection committee so that this presentatio

ave done outstanding projects in their first attempt in a field in which they have had little or no experience. Similarly, many yo

rchitect Agreement and the c o m p e n s a t i o n t o b e p a i d f o r architectural services.

4.9 Some other factors which should be UAP

DOC. 208-a

con

ed span of time requires a significant concentration of capable technical employees.

ar competitions so that he is well aware of the pros and cons. This method of selection is usually the most expensive and time c document.

Architect is then awarded the design of the actual project. Competitions offer many advantages to both the Architect and the

will be the selection of

a registered

onymity is observed to the end that neither the Owner, the Advisor, nor the jury will be aware of the identity of the author of an

competitors. In addition to the prizes, fees and expenses should be paid to the advisor and to the

ions.

ding. The program specifies the limits of the cubical contents or square meter area and the total construction costs. Normally th

alified firms that have been chosen through comparative selection procedures. In such a case, the Client would be well

SATION
1. INTRODUCTION

of profit in the practice makes it easier to serve the Client's interest more effectively. Furthermore, the work of a successful Architect 2. CRITERIA

e Architect's compensation should be based on mutual evaluation of the amount of the architectural firm's talents, skill

should permit him to recover his costs and net him an adequate profit, provided he is reasonably efficient. g f o r e x c e l l e n c e a s a professional. He has to play the dichotomous role of serving his Client and seeing to it tha

ct by re fl ec ti n g th e val u e of the Architect's services.

even regions. The present market for architectural services demands more from the Architect and imposes broader responsib ct from cost increases because of c h a n g e s o r t h e s c o p e o f t h e commission.

ects, more professional time and greater expendi tures are required. As a consequence, the Architect is spending more Architect.

age of construction cost should provide for adjustments in compensation should the project, due to its complexity, enta e cooperative and supportive. 2.6 Provide incentive for the Architect to produce the highest design quality.

BOARD OF ARCHITECTURE Resolution No. 9-A Series of 1979

cture with a request that the same be adopted as the National Code for Architects in the Philippines;

s in the practice of architecture and for the protection of life, health and property;

02, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207 and 208, which are hereto attached and made integral parts of this Resolution, to be respons

NAL CODE FOR ARCHITECTS and as part of the Rules and regulations to which all practicing architects shall conform in

.3, 208.a to 208.b, inclusive, shall take effect after fifteen (15) days following its publication in the Official Gazette

ANASTACIO R. BERNAL Chairman

Series of 1979

mine e

his

costs

for

ution which will result in the lowest possible construction cost consistent with the Client's requirements.

", but rather on the quality and performance of the Architect's services.

costs of providing services during the course of a commission.

of a creative design cannot be measured by the length of time the designer has spent on his work.

3. METHODS OF COMPENSATION

e Architect may perform other than the Regular and Specialized Allied Design Services. The computation is made by addin 3.1 Percentage of Construction Cost mpensation for architectural se r vi c es . T he a mou nt of t h e percentage is related to the size and the type of the Project. xity of the Project.

and the Architect as the fee is pegged to the cost of the Project the Client is willing to undertake.

sing allowances of local consultants, and the like, are to pt being charged by realtors, developers and lawyers. be charged to the Client and reimbursed to the Architect. At the s

re will be changes, additions or deductions of the work demanded by the Project or required by the Client, the

Owner-Arch

be

Direct Cost Fee Total Cost charged to the Client

AN,+ CN2 + TN3

Direct Cost x Multiplier Fee + R of Service

ove reimbursement for the Architect's technical time and overhead. An agreement on the general scope of the work i

ce of Architect and complexity of the Project. Multiplier to take care of overhead and reasonable profit.

tablishes a fixed sum for orta?tion, per diem , housing and living allowance of local consultants and technical staff if assigned to a place over 100 km. f

t the c t documents, etc. over the five (5) situation to the Architect, since his costs may exceed the agreed amount. r a Architect. Firstly, it represents a risk copies submitted to the Client; overseas construction stage it adds cost not only to the construction but also to the work of the Architect. This will mean that for eve nd time-consuming

roject

ing for the approval of the supplementary work within the Client's agency and the Auditing agency. If the Client's agency is u the project of the Client.

which will require his personal time such as:

Proj ect shoul d be examined to determine the most appropriate method of establishing an equitable method of com

or ventures and the like ct Personnel Expense, while the Regular a n d S p e c i a l i z e d A l l i e d De s i g n S e r v i c e s c o u l d b e p a i d o n a Percentage

a per diem basis plus out-of-pocket expenses such as travel, accommodations and subsistence, long-distance telephone calls, s

e sense in the sand and the iron and the tree the Mystery beyond all mysteries, the Builder beyond all buildin

ive to discharge it to those whom I teach. Let me be always aware that my days are short, my work is long, my talent endures not forever.

gh any haste of mine or shallow expediency. As my art grows in the building of man's shelter, so may my heart grow in the building of m

protection of man's body, to the nourishment of his hope, to the preservation of his culture. Let my tools be adroit and ready weapons in h

d creed and color and nation, bridging the world of difference, letting fall to ruin the House of War and enla

THE UNITED ARCHITECTS OF THE PHILIPPINES

DUCT AND EXCELLENCE IN THE PRACTICE AND SERVICE OF THE ARCHITECTURAL PROFES

ES, ACCUMULATE AND DI SSEMI NATE INFORMATION AND IDEAS IN ARCHITECTURE, ENVI

ND INDUSTRY.

OUNTRY.

T H E F I E L D O F A R C H I T E C T U R E , ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN AND OTHER FIELDS OF ART

WARDS THE MAKING OF A BETTER AND HAPPIER WORLD TO LIVE IN.

The United Architects of the Philippines

zations, the Association of Philippine Government Architects (APGA), the League of Philippine Architects (LPA),

t for national development, the UAP Committee on Professional Practice prepared a new set of documents on provincial chapter and regional conferences;

ofessional Regulation Commission requested the UAP to prepare documents on Standards of Professional Prac

ect as prepared by the Committee on Professional Practice and Ethics, and approved by the UAP Board and th (PRC) through the Board of Architecture as a response to their request, and enjoining them to adopt and requ

FELIPE M. MENDOZA, FUAP National President

CESAR V. CANCHELA, FUAP National Secretary

FOREW ORD