Bureau69 Architects LTD [hereinafter referred to as B69a or Architect] shall:
2.1 As Architects registered with the Architects Registration Board we will act in accordance with the professional codes of conduct of this institution. In addition, this practice is registered as Chartered Architects operates and upholds the quality management procedures set out by the RIBA.
2.2 Exercises reasonable skill care and diligence in conformity with the normal standards of the Architect’s profession in performing the Services and discharging all the obligations under this clause 2
2.3. Have full authority to act on behalf of the Architect for aII purposes in connection with the performance of the Services but not to vary the terms of the Agreement.
2.4. Collaborate with Other Persons named in the Project Data, or whose appointment is foreseeable and, as applicable, shall co-ordinate and integrate the information received into the Architect’s work.
B69a shall act on behalf of the Client in the matters set out or necessarily implied in this Agreement or in project procedures agreed with the Client from time to time, but has no authority, without the Client’s prior approval:
a. to enter into any contractual or other commitment on behalf of the Client;
b. to terminate the employment of Other Persons appointed by the Client; or
c. to make or cause to be made any material alteration to or addition to or omission from the Services or the approved design.
2.5. In the event of an emergency, the Architect may issue instructions to a contractor to prevent danger to persons or material damage to the Project without the Client’s prior approval and shall confirm such action in writing to the Client without delay.
2.6. Provide advice on compliance with statutory bodies. B69a can make material alterations to the Services or the approved design where required to do so by statutory bodies.
The Architect shall keep the Client informed of progress in the performance of the Services and of any issue that may materially affect the Brief, the Construction Cost, the Timetable, or the quality of the Project and /or the need to appoint other consultants or person to perform works or services in connection with the project
2.7. If during the performance of the Services it is the Architect’s opinion that it would benefit the Client the Architect may recommend that the Client appoints other Persons with appropriate knowledge and experience to perform part of the Services. If the Client agrees to make such an appointment it shall be made without undue delay. On such appointment, the Client shall give written notice to the Architect, who shall be relieved of responsibility and Liability for that element of the Services.
2.8. Neither the Architect nor the Client shall at any time assign the benefit of this Agreement or any rights arising under it without the prior written consent of the other, which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld or delayed. With the consent of the Client, which consent is not unreasonably withheld, the Architect may appoint a sub-consultant or sub-consultants to perform part of the Services.
2.9. Subject to matters beyond B69a’s reasonable control, B69a shall use reasonable endeavours to perform the services in accordance with an agreed programme and any changes to the services or programme agreed with B69a from time to time. The Architect cannot guarantee that any programme will be fully adhered to where external forces, consultants, Local Authority, Regulatory Bodies, Specialists, manufactures etc are required to feed into this programme
2.10. The Architect cannot guarantee that any target or budget cost or timetable will be met particularly where approvals from other parties, such as planning permission, building regulations approval, listed building and conservation consent are required, not the performance, work or products of others.
2.11. B69a have the right to use and publish photographs of the project without the previous consent of the Client. The Client accepts to give access to the Project for this purpose for 2 years after practical completion of the construction works. Any explicit deny must be sent in writing and doesn’t affect previous uses.