Architects, Engineers and the Law

Federation Press

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Constructing a building is a complex legal as well as technical project. Consequently, architectural and engineering practice increasingly demands a sound understanding of planning and commercial law issues. Architects, Engineers and the Law has become the standard reference for architects, engineers and lawyers on the legal aspects of day-to-day architectural and engineering practice. J R Cooke provides clear concise explanations of the legal responsibilities of architects and engineers, and the consequences of the many legal processes and relationships part of the construction process. Twenty-six chapters cover: o Contracts o Tenders o Employment relationships o Budgets and estimates o Progress certificates o Statutory planning and building control o Restrictions on land use o Consent authorities and planning appeal tribunals o Moral rights legislation o Standards of professional conduct and care o Consequences of breaches of professional duty and care