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Architect liability during inspection of work

Mohd. Apandi, Anwar (2010) Architect liability during inspection of work. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Built Environment.



Architect is one of the professionals that involved in all the stages in the construction development. The duties of architect in the construction stage such as inspection for make sure all the works are follow on specifications and plan and advise a client for works on credible contractor to carry the construction project. The architect will require delivering his duties with reasonable skill and care. In a case law, they are many problems related with inspection of work by architect towards a client. The breach to a client under on reasonable skill and care is a failure and negligence inspection. But, in other cases they not become breach and negligence duty to inspect a work if architect can proof. This research seeks to determine liability of The Architect associate inspection during construction stage. The scope is liability to a client and under traditional procurement. The analysis was carried out by referring to relevant law cases. This study found that generally, the architect owe a duty of care to perform his duty with diligent and with reasonable skill in accordance to the standard of duties stated to a client. If he fails to make inspection he is liable for resulting damages to his client. The architect cannot be claim by a client if he inspect a work with certain degree.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Thesis (Sarjana Sains (Pengurusan Kontrak Pembinaan)) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2010; Supervisor : Assoc. Prof. Dr Rosli Abdul Rashid
Uncontrolled Keywords:architecture as a profession, skill
Subjects:N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
Divisions:Built Environment
ID Code:33699
Deposited By: Kamariah Mohamed Jong
Deposited On:28 Nov 2013 18:48
Last Modified:21 Sep 2017 14:26

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