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Understanding risk in building contracts.


Author: Harper, J.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 2002


The author advises that before entering into a building contract, the owner and the builder should make sure that they both understand who carries the risks and responsibilities in each type of contract. Different forms of contracts and the owner's and builder's risks are briefly discussed.

Further Details

Pages: 36-37
Issue: April/May
Accession Number: November, 2010
Notes: BRANZ Commercial Buildings Feature
Keywords: regulation compliance, design
Reads: 266