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The architect's handbook of professional practice

Author: Joseph A Demkin; American Institute of Architects.
Publisher: New York : J. Wiley, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : CD for computer : English : 13th edView all editions and formats
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CD-ROM contains: Samples of all AIA contract documents.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Architect's handbook of professional practice.
New York : J. Wiley, ©2001
(OCoLC)603679028
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph A Demkin; American Institute of Architects.
ISBN: 0471419699 9780471419693
OCLC Number: 46678178
Notes: "Includes CD-ROM with samples of all AIA contract documents"--Cover.
Description: xix, 987 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 29 cm + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
Details: System requirements for accompanying computer disc: Windows; Macintosh; Adobe Acrobat Reader 4 or higher.
Contents: Part 1 Client --
1.1 Nature of the Client 3 --
1.2 Understanding Client Values 9 --
Chapter 2 Clients and Change --
2.1 Clients and the Forces of Change 15 --
2.2 Client Responses to Change 20 --
2.3 Managing Change in Client Facilities 25 --
Chapter 3 How Clients Choose Architects --
3.1 How Client Values Affect Architect Selection 29 --
3.2 Client Approaches to Architect Selection 33 --
Chapter 4 How Architects Choose Clients --
4.1 Identifying Target Markets 37 --
4.2 Client-Centered Marketing 44 --
Chapter 5 Working with Clients --
5.1 Meeting Client Needs 49 --
5.2 Building Client Relationships 57 --
5.3 Focusing on Service 62 --
Part 2 Business --
Chapter 6 Firm Planning --
6.1 Firm Identity and Expertise 71 --
6.2 Strategic Planning for the Design Firm 82 --
6.3 Strategic Alliances 93 --
6.4 Practicing in a Global Market 100 --
6.5 Firm Peer Review 109 --
6.6 Starting a Firm 115 --
6.7 Firm Legal Structure 123 --
6.8 Ownership Transition 132 --
Chapter 7 Marketing and Outreach --
7.1 Marketing Planning and Strategies 143 --
7.2 Seeking the Project 155 --
Project Interview 165 --
7.3 Public Relations 167 --
7.4 Public Service and Community Involvement 172 --
Architect in the Political Process 175 --
7.5 Participating in Architecture Education 177 --
Chapter 8 Financial Operations --
8.1 Financial Systems 183 --
Computerized Financial Systems 191 --
8.2 Financial Planning 194 --
8.3 Financial Health 203 --
8.4 Acquiring Capital 214 --
Chapter 9 Human Resources --
9.1 Managing People 221 --
Architects as Employers: Legal Requirements 227 --
9.2 Recruiting and Hiring 229 --
Compensation and Benefits 239 --
9.3 Staff Development 242 --
9.4 Termination, Layoff, and Performance Issues 251 --
Part 3 Delivery --
Chapter 10 Delivery Methods and Compensation --
10.1 Project Delivery Options 257 --
10.2 Architectural Services and Compensation 264 --
Chapter 11 Contracts and Agreements --
11.1 Agreements with Clients 275 --
Responding to Client-Developed Contracts 286 --
11.2 Project Team Agreements 289 --
Joint Venture Agreements 297 --
11.3 Construction Agreements 299 --
11.4 AIA Documents 308 --
Intellectual Property and the Architect 316 --
Chapter 12 Risk Management --
12.1 Risk Management Strategies 319 --
12.2 Insurance Coverage 331 --
12.3 Managing Disputes 345 --
Mediation 354 --
Arbitration 355 --
Litigation 356 --
12.4 Quality Management 359 --
Chapter 13 Technology and Information Systems --
13.1 Computer Technology in Architectural Practice 373 --
13.2 Information Management 380 --
13.3 Using the Internet in Practice 392 --
13.4 Construction Documents Production 400 --
U.S. National CAD Standard 422 --
AIA Masterspec 423 --
Chapter 14 Project Management --
14.1 Project Teams 425 --
14.2 Project Operations 434 --
14.3 Project Controls 444 --
Project Scheduling 457 --
14.4 Construction Cost Management 462 --
Life Cycle Cost Analysis 475 --
Value-Enhanced Design 477 --
Chapter 15 Regulation --
15.1 Legal Dimensions of Practice 479 --
15.2 Regulating Professional Practice 486 --
15.3 Community Planning Controls 490 --
15.4 Building Codes and Regulations 498 --
Working with a Building Code 509 --
Part 4 Services --
Chapter 16 Defining Services --
Chapter 17 Planning-Predesign Services --
17.1 Programming 519 --
17.2 Research Services 526 --
17.3 Site Analysis 529 --
17.4 Strategic Facility Planning 537 --
17.5 Zoning Process Assistance 546 --
Chapter 18 Design-Construction Services --
18.1 Accessibility Compliance 551 --
18.2 Architectural Acoustics 556 --
18.3 Building Design 563 --
18.4 Code Compliance 572 --
18.5 Construction Documentation-Drawings 576 --
18.6 Construction Documentation-Specifications 582 --
18.7 Construction Management 589 --n 18.8 Construction Procurement 597 --
18.9 Contract Administration 603 --
18.10 Design-Build 612 --
18.11 Energy Analysis and Design 616 --
18.12 Environmental Graphic Design 621 --
18.13 Historic Preservation 627 --
18.14 Interior Design 633 --
18.15 Lighting Design 639 --
18.16 Seismic Analysis and Design 643 --
18.17 Space Planning 650 --
18.18 Sustainable Building Design 656 --
Chapter 19 Operations-Maintenance Services --
19.1 Commissioning 663 --
19.2 Construction Defect Analysis 667 --
19.3 Energy Monitoring 671 --
19.4 Facility Management 674 --
19.5 Indoor Air Quality Consulting 679 --
19.6 Move Management 684 --
19.7 Postoccupancy Evaluation 688.
Other Titles: American Institute of Architects
Responsibility: Joseph A. Demkin, executive editor.
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