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Managing Risks: The Crucial Role of Architects

Managing Risks: The Crucial Role of Architects, Engineers, and Quantity Surveyors in Commercial Organizations Architects, Engineers and quantity surveyors are often required to provide services to commercial organisations at risk the majority of Architects, engineers and quantity surveyors engaged by commercial organisations have at one time or another undertaken to provide services on a risk …

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Hudson Formula

Hudson Formula

Hudson Formula The so-called “Hudson Formula” is a topic of considerable debate within the legal and engineering communities. However, it is crucial to recognize that this formula lacks a solid foundation in both law and logic. Generally, it is widely accepted that damages and off-site overheads cannot be accurately determined through a rigid formula. While …

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Extensions of Time

Extensions of Time

Extensions of Time What is Extension of Time (EOT)? Extension of Time (EOT) is a delay which could not be reasonably foreseen at the time of contract signing. The granting of an Extension of Time relieves the contractor from liability of damages such as Liquidated Damages from the original date of contract completion for the period …

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Variation Claims

Variation Claims

Variation Claims Under Contract  Construction Variation Claims Construction variation claims refer to disputes that arise when changes are made to the original scope of work agreed upon in a construction contract. These changes can include alterations to the design, materials, or schedule of the project, and can be initiated by either the client or the …

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Project Manager Skills and Functions

Project Manager Skills and Functions Skills required for Project Manager  A project manager is a person who has the overall responsibility for the successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of a project. Construction, petrochemical, architecture, information technology and many different industries that produce products and services use this job title. Project management …

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Architect

Architect Role of Architect  The accepted role of the architect has long been to design the building, advise on the selection and appoint of other sub-consultant, manage the design, select and appoint the contractor, and the sub-contractors, and generally represent the client’s interests as far as possible. Coming with these responsibilities is the duty to …

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Pricing variation

Pricing variation Variation In Writing Because of the many different categories of legal claim made under the heading of variation claims, there are many ways in which the so-called variations are priced. The most straight forward variation claim is that based on debt. For example a contract may provide that if the owner directs the …

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Nine lessons for avoiding construction disputes

Nine lessons for avoiding construction disputes Construction Disputes: construction : Economic theory tells us that the pain of recessions may put stress on companies, but it also forces them to evolve and adapt. Companies willing to learn from adversity can emerge stronger and wiser. Those who failed to learn from economic hardship are among the …

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