Schematic design is the first phase of basic services for project design. At this stage in a project, the design professional describes the project three-dimensionally. A range of alternative design concepts are explored to define the character of the completed project and an optimum realization of the project program.
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In design development, the schematic plans and elevations are reviewed, revised and expanded to incorporate all the details and specifications required for construction. Project components are looked at to the smallest detail.
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Contract Document Phase is the coordination of all technical drawings and designs related to the project, the development of the specifications documents, finalization of details, and an updated statement of probable cost.
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The crucial process of contract management is composed of three phases: pre-award, award, and post-award. Each of these three phases of contract management covers a different step in an agreement's life cycle, and each is equally important to its success.
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In this phase, the architect will assess and determine final completion and issue the final certificate. This is granted by the architect typically one year after practical completion. If final completion is determined the final half of the retention is released.