Reviewing plans and specifications for compliance with the building code. Prior to submitting plans and specifications to council for a building consent it is useful to engage an independent expert to conduct a thorough review, particularly where weathertightness issues are involved.

We can reduce architects’ and designers’ exposure to the risk of being sued for negligent designs by identifying areas of the design that may not comply with the building code and offering appropriate design solutions.

We can also assess designs for ‘buildability’ to ensure the contractor can easily construct the building as designed.


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Major structural failures of Schools in Scotland due to lack of Clerk of Works

Over the last few years construction work at many Schools in Scotland has been carried out under Public Finance Initiative Schemes (PFI), where the building contractor self-certifies their own work as being to the correct standard and quality, without being subject to external monitoring or inspection.  This is a model of financing public construction projects that has become common in many countries since it was first developed in UK and AUstralia.  Many of these schools have suffered serious structural failures in the last few years and have needed major re-construction or repair, causing serious disruption to schools and an unexpected additional financial cost.

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