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A Typical Site Inspection

What Does the Architect Do During Construction? Construction Stage Services FAQ

First – time clients are often confused about what we architects do during construction. Architects do not direct day to day building works, manage site operations, deal with subcontractors, or organise the schedule of when works will physically happen; so how do we keep things on track?  Check out our “design team” articles.  The architect’s primary legal role is to administer the building contract between the client and builder impartially. In short this means: “instructing” the builder about what should be done, and “inspecting” work that has been done. This is the basis for all the other duties we have on building projects. We typically visit the site every 1-3 weeks...