Scope Of Work

1. Scope of Work
The Architect is required to provide services in respect of the following:

1.1 Taking Client's instructions and preparation of design brief.
1.2 Site evaluation, analysis and impact of existing and / or proposed development on its immediate environs.
1.3 Design and site development.
1.4 Structural design.
1.5 Sanitary, plumbing, drainage, water supply and sewerage design.
1.6 Electrical, electronic, communication systems and design.
1.7 Heating, ventilation and air conditioning design (HVAC) and other mechanical systems.
1.8 Elevators, escalators, etc.
1.9 Fire detection, Fire protection and Security systems etc.
1.10 Periodic inspection and evaluation of Construction works.

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The Architect shall, after taking instructions from the Client, render the following services:

2.01 Ascertain Client's requirements, examine site constraints &potential; and prepare a design brief for Client's approval.
2.02 Prepare report on site evaluation, state of existing buildings, if any; and analysis and impact of existing and/ or proposed development on its immediate environs.
2.03 Prepare drawings and documents to enable the Client to get done the detailed survey and soil investigation at the site of the project.
2.04 Furnish report on measures required to be taken to mitigate the adverse impact, if any, of the existing and / or proposed development on its immediate environs.
2.05 Prepare conceptual designs with reference to requirements given and prepare rough estimate of cost on area basis.
2.06 Modify the conceptual designs incorporating required changes and prepare the preliminary drawings, sketches, study model, etc., for the Client's approval along with preliminary estimate of cost on area basis.
2.07 Prepare drawings necessary for Client's/ statutory approvals and ensure compliance with codes, standards and legislation, as applicable and assist the Client in obtaining the statutory approvals thereof, if required.
2.08 Prepare working drawings, specifications and schedule of quantities sufficient to prepare estimate of cost and tender documents including code of practice covering aspects like mode of measurement, method of payments, quality control procedures on materials & works and other conditions of contract.
2.09 Invite, receive and analyses tenders; advise Client on appointment of contractors.
2.10 Prepare and issue working drawings and details for proper execution of works during construction.
2.11 Approve samples of various elements and components.
2.12 Check and approve shop drawings submitted by the contractor/ vendors.
2.13 Visit the site of work, at intervals mutually agreed upon, to inspect and evaluate the Construction Works and where necessary clarify any decision, offer interpretation of the drawings/specifications, attend conferences and meetings to ensure that the project proceeds generally in accordance with the conditions of contract and keep the Client informed and render advice on actions, if required.
2.14 In order to ensure that the work at site proceeds in accordance with the contract documents/ drawings and to exercise time and quality controls, the day-to-day supervision will be carried out by a Construction Manager (Clerk of Works/ Site Supervisor or Construction Management Agency in case of a large and complex project), who shall work under the guidance and direction of the Architect and shall be appointed and paid by the Client.
2.15 Issue Certificate of Virtual Completion of works.

2.16 Prepare and submit completion reports and drawings for the project as required and assist the Client in obtaining "Completion/ Occupancy Certificate" from statutory authorities, wherever required.
2.17 Issue two sets of as built drawings including services and structures.


Fee Structure :
As per the norms of Council of Architecture New Delhi.
3.01 In consideration of the professional services rendered by the Architect, he shall be paid professional fee and other charges in accordance with the Scale of Charges.
3.02 Any tax levied by law, such as Service tax, etc. contingent to professional services rendered by the Architect, shall be payable by the Client, over and above the gross fees charged by the Architect in relation to the services provided.


The Architect shall be paid professional fee in the following stages consistent with the work done plus other charges and reimbursable expenses as agreed upon:

On appointment/ Signing of Agreement/ Acceptance of offer
5% of the total fees payable
On submitting conceptual designs and rough estimate of cost.
10% of the total fees payable
On Submitting of Corporation /Sanction Drawing
15% of the total fees payable
On Submitting of working Drawings and details required for Commencement of work
40% of the total fees payable
On Completion of 20% of work
5% of the total fees payable
On Completion of 40% of work
5% of the total fees payable
On Completion of 60% of work
5% of the total fees payable
On Completion of 80% of work
5% of the total fees payable
On virtual completion of work
5% of the total fees payable
On submitting Completion Report and drawings for issuance of completion/ occupancy certificate by statutory authorities, wherever required and on issue of as built drawings
5% of the total fees payable
Explanatory Notes:
For works costing uptoRs. 1400 M the professional fees may be negotiable between the Architect and the Client.
When an Architect is engaged to undertake Comprehensive Architectural Services in respect of buildings/ Site Development and/ or Landscape Architectural Services as a follow up of an Urban Design/ Urban Renewal Scheme, his professional fee for Comprehensive Architectural Services/ Landscape Architectural Services shall be reduced by 20%.
The current value of M is 1000.


5.1 The fee payable to the Architect shall be computed on the actual cost of works on completion or on the basis of Sq.ft rate of the total built up area decided between Architect and Clients. The payment due to the Architect at different stages be computed on the following basis:
5.1.2 At Stage 1: On rough estimate of cost/ Sq.ft rate of total built up area.
5.1.3 At Stages 2 to 4:On preliminary estimate of cost/ Sq.ft rate of total built up area.
5.1.4 At Stages 5 to 6b: Accepted tender cost/ Sq.ft rate of total built up area.
5.1.5 At Stage 7: Actual total cost/ Sq.ft rate of total built up area.
5.2 Progressive, on account, payments shall be made by the Client to the Architect against any of the above stages based on the quantum of work done during that stage, as may be mutually agreed to between the Client and the Architect.
5.3 No deductions shall be made from the fee of the Architect on account of penalty, liquidated damages, part rates or other sums withheld from payment or recovered from contractors/ suppliers.
5.4 When the work is executed wholly or in part with old materials or labour or carriage is provided by the Client, the percentage fees shall be calculated as if the work had been executed wholly by the contractor supplying all labour and new materials.
5.5 The actual cost of the completed works shall include cost of execution of assigned works, referred to in Scope of Work and also the cost of equipment & machinery such as Transformers, DG Sets, Sub-stations, Lifts, Air Conditioning Machines, Pumps & Motors, Water and Sewage Treatment Plant, etc., but excluding the cost of land.


Apart from the professional fee, the Client shall pay to the Architect Documentation and Communication charges, @ 10% of the professional fee payable to the Architect at all stages.


In addition to the amounts reimbursable against site visits by the Architect/ Consultant, the Client will reimburse the Architect the following expenses incurred by him for discharge of his obligations:
7.01. Actual cost of travel (to & fro), boarding & lodging and local transport for any visit made by his staff to the site or such other place as may be necessary in connection with the execution of work and in connection with the performance of duties referred to in this agreement.
7.02. Cost of presentation models, computer simulation, presentation drawings, etc., prepared at the instance of the Client for purposes other than the Design and execution of the project.

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