Architect's Legal Pocket Book

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Routledge, 2011 - Architecture - 357 pages

A little book that's big on information. The Architect's Legal Pocket Book is the definitive pocket reference guide on legal issues for architects and architectural students. This handy pocket book provides key legal principles and the latest legal developments that will help you quickly understand the law and where to go for further information.

This book covers a wide range of subjects focused on the UK including building legislation and the Localism Bill, negligence, liability, planning policy and development, listed buildings, party wall legislation and rights of light. Illustrated with clear diagrams and featuring key cases, this pocket book is an invaluable source of practical information and a comprehensive guide of the current law for architects. The Architect's Legal Pocket Book is written in a format that has already proved hugely popular throughout the construction industry and is a book no architect should be without.

 

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Contents

3 Town and Country Planning
49
4 Land Law
137
5 The Law of Tort
185
6 General Principles of Contract Law
199
7 Types of Contract
217
8 Contract Administration
257
9 Dispute Resolution
289
10 The Architect in Practice
295
British Standards
309
Further Reading
317
Glossary
323
References
333
Index
341
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