THIS paper outlines the status and conditions of engagement, and the codes of conduct, and refers to the scales of charges for thc Architect, Structural Engineer and Consulting Engineer respectively. Consideration is given to the types of project on which the Architect requires the collaboration of an Engineer and to the various methods by which expert advicch on structural matters can be obtained in respect of
sites, foundations, framing, floors, cladding etc. Advantages and disadvantages of each mcthcd of collaboration are considered from the point of view of the client in respect of efficiency and economy and suggestions made as to the many items upon which the Architect and Engineer, in collaboration with the Quantity Surveyor, can combine to give the best professional services to the client from the earliest stages of the project up to thc certificxtion of final accounts.
Leslie A. Chackett