Architect's Legal Pocket Book

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Routledge, May 23, 2011 - Architecture - 384 pages
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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.

Matthew Cousins is a practicing architect and member of the Royal Institute of British Architects. He is an established author with a Diploma in Law from City University.


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List ofCases
2Building Legislation
3Townand Country Planning Legislative andpolicy framework for the planning system
5The Law of Tort
General Principles of Contract
Types ofContract
Contract Administration
9Dispute Resolution
British Standards

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