The Resource Architect's Legal Pocket Book

Architect's Legal Pocket Book

Label
Architect's Legal Pocket Book
Title
Architect's Legal Pocket Book
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A little book that's big on information, the Architect's Legal Pocket Book is the definitive reference on legal issues for architects and architectural students. This handy pocket guide covers key legal principles which will help you to quickly understand the law and where to go for further information. Now in a fully updated new edition, this bestselling book covers a wide range of subjects focused on the UK including building legislation, negligence, liability, planning policy and development, listed buildings, party wall legislation, and rights of light. This edition also contains greater coverage of contracts including the RIBA contracts, dispute resolution and legal issues in professional practice. Illustrated with clear diagrams and featuring key cases, this is an invaluable source of practical information and a comprehensive guide of the current law for architects. It is a book no architect should be without
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cousins, Matthew
Dewey number
343.4207/869
LC call number
KD2978
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Routledge Pocket Bks
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Architects -- Legal status, laws, etc
  • Architectural contracts -- Great Britain
  • Architectural contracts
  • Building laws -- Great Britain
  • Building laws
Label
Architect's Legal Pocket Book
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/oulaw/detail.action?docID=2166386
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Preface to the second edition -- British Standards -- 1 Legal framework -- What is law? -- Divisions of law -- Legal systems in the United Kingdom -- Courts and tribunals -- Law of the European Union -- Procurement -- 2 Legislation -- Legislation -- Building regulations -- Local authority building control -- Principal legislation governing buildings -- Principal legislation governing health and safety -- Principal legislation governing fire -- Principal legislation governing energy and sustainability -- Principal legislation governing the environment -- Standards used in the construction industry -- 3 Town and country planning -- Legislative and policy framework for the planning system -- Administration of the planning system -- Development -- Permitted development -- Planning permission -- Planning obligations -- Unauthorised development -- Challenging planning decisions -- Listed buildings -- Conservation areas -- Scheduled ancient monuments -- Tree Preservation Orders -- High hedges and hedgerows -- Protected species and habitats -- 4 Land law -- General principles of land law -- Registered land -- Unregistered land -- Licences -- Leases -- Co-ownership -- Easements -- Rights of lights -- Adverse possession -- Restrictive covenants -- Party walls -- Summary of the Party Wall etc. Act 1996 -- 5 The law of tort -- General principles of the law of tort -- Negligence -- Economic loss -- Negligent misstatement -- Public and private nuisance -- Lawful visitors -- Damage and unreasonable use to neighbouring land -- 6 General principles of contract law -- What is contract law ? -- Classification of contracts -- Intention to create legal relations -- Offer and acceptance -- Consideration -- Terms of a contract -- Exclusion clauses -- Invalid contracts -- Discharge of contracts
  • 7 Types of contract -- Introduction -- Advantages of standard forms of contract -- Procurement -- Considerations for choosing a procurement method -- Traditional procurement -- Design and build procurement -- Management procurement -- Partnering procurement -- Traditional procurement: standard lump-sum contracts -- Traditional procurement: shorter lump-sum contracts -- Traditional procurement: measurement contracts -- Traditional procurement: consumer contracts -- Traditional procurement: cost-plus contract -- Design and build procurement -- Management procurement -- Partnering procurement -- 8 Contract administration -- Contents of the Standard Building Contract 2011 -- Administering the contract -- Architect's inspection duties -- Defects -- Collateral warranties -- Professional Consultant's Certificate -- Practical completion -- Termination -- The RIBA contract administration certificates -- 9 Dispute resolution -- Key legislation -- Construction disputes -- Dispute boards -- Adversarial dispute resolution -- Non-adversarial dispute resolution -- 10 Liability and practice -- Limiting liability -- The architect's appointment -- Standard of care of an architect -- RIBA Plan of Work 2013 -- Building Information Modelling (BIM) -- Types of practice -- Further reading -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Subject index -- Index of cases -- Index of statutes
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (389 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317588702
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2019. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC2166386
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL2166386
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr11091190
  • (CaONFJC)MIL822194
  • (OCoLC)918941219
Label
Architect's Legal Pocket Book
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/oulaw/detail.action?docID=2166386
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Preface to the second edition -- British Standards -- 1 Legal framework -- What is law? -- Divisions of law -- Legal systems in the United Kingdom -- Courts and tribunals -- Law of the European Union -- Procurement -- 2 Legislation -- Legislation -- Building regulations -- Local authority building control -- Principal legislation governing buildings -- Principal legislation governing health and safety -- Principal legislation governing fire -- Principal legislation governing energy and sustainability -- Principal legislation governing the environment -- Standards used in the construction industry -- 3 Town and country planning -- Legislative and policy framework for the planning system -- Administration of the planning system -- Development -- Permitted development -- Planning permission -- Planning obligations -- Unauthorised development -- Challenging planning decisions -- Listed buildings -- Conservation areas -- Scheduled ancient monuments -- Tree Preservation Orders -- High hedges and hedgerows -- Protected species and habitats -- 4 Land law -- General principles of land law -- Registered land -- Unregistered land -- Licences -- Leases -- Co-ownership -- Easements -- Rights of lights -- Adverse possession -- Restrictive covenants -- Party walls -- Summary of the Party Wall etc. Act 1996 -- 5 The law of tort -- General principles of the law of tort -- Negligence -- Economic loss -- Negligent misstatement -- Public and private nuisance -- Lawful visitors -- Damage and unreasonable use to neighbouring land -- 6 General principles of contract law -- What is contract law ? -- Classification of contracts -- Intention to create legal relations -- Offer and acceptance -- Consideration -- Terms of a contract -- Exclusion clauses -- Invalid contracts -- Discharge of contracts
  • 7 Types of contract -- Introduction -- Advantages of standard forms of contract -- Procurement -- Considerations for choosing a procurement method -- Traditional procurement -- Design and build procurement -- Management procurement -- Partnering procurement -- Traditional procurement: standard lump-sum contracts -- Traditional procurement: shorter lump-sum contracts -- Traditional procurement: measurement contracts -- Traditional procurement: consumer contracts -- Traditional procurement: cost-plus contract -- Design and build procurement -- Management procurement -- Partnering procurement -- 8 Contract administration -- Contents of the Standard Building Contract 2011 -- Administering the contract -- Architect's inspection duties -- Defects -- Collateral warranties -- Professional Consultant's Certificate -- Practical completion -- Termination -- The RIBA contract administration certificates -- 9 Dispute resolution -- Key legislation -- Construction disputes -- Dispute boards -- Adversarial dispute resolution -- Non-adversarial dispute resolution -- 10 Liability and practice -- Limiting liability -- The architect's appointment -- Standard of care of an architect -- RIBA Plan of Work 2013 -- Building Information Modelling (BIM) -- Types of practice -- Further reading -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Subject index -- Index of cases -- Index of statutes
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (389 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317588702
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2019. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC2166386
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL2166386
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr11091190
  • (CaONFJC)MIL822194
  • (OCoLC)918941219

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