Architectural Practice

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G-eneral Objectives B-usiness

I-deals B-ehavior

S-uccess C-riticism

R-emuneration C-reative Endeavor

I-nterest of the Client

P-rofessional Prerogative


The Spectrum of the Architect’s Services

UAP Doc 201 Pre-Design Services

“EPASSSSP” - NON CREATIVE – no design and construction

1. E-conomic Feasibility Studies

2. P-roject Financing

3. A-rchitectural Programming

4. S-ite Selection and Analysis*

5. S-ite Utilization and Land-Use Studies*

6. S-pace/Management Studies

7. P-romotional Services

* Must be EnP, Environmental Planner

MDPE – compensation method

Methods of Compensation

1. Percentage of Construction

2. Multiple Direct Personnel Expense MDPE

Architect = NTRMf

Consultant = NTRMf

Staff = NTRMf


E = Direct Cost

E + MP + RE = Project Cost; where MP (Marginal Cost = 30%), RE (Reimbursable Expense)

Project Cost + AE = Professional Fee: where AE = Architect & Engineer Fee

N –

T –

R –

Mf – Min. Fee = 2.0 – 2.5 as Multiplier

3. Lump Sum/ Fixed Fee

4. Per Diem Plus Reimbursable Expense

5. Combination

6. Professional Fee and Expenses

7. Turn Key

Reimbursable Expenses

1. Pertinent to the Project

2. Must occur within 100 K = radius

3. Mutual agreement

Schedule of Payments

1. Downpayment - 20 – 50% of Project Cost


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