The Small House: Its Architecture and Surroundings

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A. Rivers, Limited, 1906 - Architecture, Domestic - 118 pages
 

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Page 114 - The architect is entitled during the progress of the building to payment on account at the rate of 5 per cent, on the instalments paid to the builder, or otherwise to half the commission on...
Page 113 - The usual remuneration for an architect's services, except as hereinafter mentioned, is a commission of 5 per cent, on the total cost of the works executed from his designs; besides which all travelling and other incidental expenses incurred by the architect are paid by the employer, who may be also charged for time occupied in travelling if the work be executed at a considerable or inconvenient distance, or if more than ordinary personal...
Page 115 - An additional charge may be made by prior written agreement if the work should be at such a distance as to lead to an exceptional expenditure of time in travelling. 10. Time Charges In cases in which charges are based upon time occupied the minimum fee is 1-J guineas per hour exclusive of charges for Assistants
Page 114 - If the Architect should have drawn out the approved design complete, with plans, elevations, sections, and specification, the charge is half the commission upon the estimated cost. If he should, in addition, have procured tenders in accordance with the instruction of his Employer, the charge is one-half per cent, extra.
Page 114 - Two and a half per cent, is charged upon any works originally included in the contract or tender, but subsequently omitted in execution. These charges are exclusive of the charge for taking out quantities. Preliminary sketches and interviews, where the drawings are not further proceeded with, are charged for according to the trouble involved and time expended. 6. Should the client, having approved the design and after the contract drawings have been prepared, require material alterations to be made,...
Page 113 - The main points are : — 1. The usual remuneration for an architect's services, except as hereinafter mentioned, is a commission of 5 per cent. on the total cost of works executed under his directions. Such total cost is to be valued as though executed by a builder with new materials. This commission is for the necessary preliminary conferences and sketches, approximate estimate when required (such, for instance, as may be obtained for cubing out the contents), the necessary general and detailed...
Page 114 - ... measurement and valuation of extras and omissions. For such services additional charges proportionate to the trouble involved and time spent are made. The clerk of the works should be appointed by the architect, his salary being paid by the client. 3. IN ALL WORKS OF LESS COST THAN 1,000, and in works requiring designs for furniture and fittings of buildings, or for their decoration with painting, mosaics, sculpture, stained glass, or other like works, and in cases of alterations and additions...
Page 113 - The requisite preliminary sketches, drawings and specifications sufficient for an estimate and contract. Detailed drawings and instructions for execution. One set of tracings and duplicate specification. General superintendence of works (exclusive of clerk of the works). Examining and passing the accounts, exclusive of measuring and making out extras and omissions.
Page 113 - ... relating to the site or premises, or in supplying drawings to ground or other landlords, or in surveying the site or premises and taking levels, making surveys and plans of buildings to be altered, making arrangements in respect of party-walls and rights of light, or for drawings for and correspondence with local and other authorities, or for services consequent on the failure of builders to carry out the works, or for services in connection with litigation or arbitration, or in the measurement...
Page 113 - This commission is for the necessary preliminary conferences and sketches, approximate estimate when required (such, for instance, as may be obtained for cubing out the contents), the necessary general and detailed drawings and specifications, one set of tracings, duplicate specification, general superintendence of works, and examining and passing the accounts, exclusive of measuring and making out extras and omissions. 2. This commission does not include the payment for services rendered in connection...

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