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Architectural Studies

The principles, history, and design processes of architecture, providing a comprehensive understanding of the built environment and its impact on society.

design

architecture

structures

urbanism

sustainability

materials

aesthetics

functionality

space

planning

construction

landscaping

interiors

building codes

preservation

Phase that makes decisions on all claims of the Owner and Contractors on all matters relating to the execution and progress of work or the interpretation of the Contract Documents

  • Bidding or Negotiation Phase
  • Construction Phase
  • Design Development Phase
  • Contract Document Phase

Identification of horizontal and vertical requirements

  • Site Selection and Analysis
  • Consultation
  • Architectural Research
  • Architectural Programming

Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins.

  • Daniel Burnham
  • Frank Ghery
  • Mies Van Der Rohe Ludwig
  • Antonio Gaudi

What pre-design services involves detailed analysis of the project that will determine the viability of a proposed development? The studies will set the project against present and future trends to forecast how it will perform over time. This requires primary data gathering and analysis.

  • Value management
  • Pre-feasibility studies
  • Space management studies
  • Economic feasibility studies

A part of foundation directly supporting the column or post of a house.

  • Footings
  • Foundation
  • Section
  • Truss Detail

"MoP" means?

  • Manual of Professionals
  • Manual of Project
  • Manual of Procedure
  • Manual of Practice

Is the detail of the vertical railing along a staircase or balcony railing.

  • Baluster Detail
  • Roof Section
  • Section
  • Reflected Ceiling Plan

These preliminary studies involve the procurement, analysis and use of secondary information gathered for the project to aid the Client in early decision-making.

  • Pre-Design
  • Consultation
  • Pre-Feasibility Studies
  • Feasibility Studies

Type of selection process where architects and or Architectural Firms (AFs) submit information regarding their qualification and Expertise.

  • Invitation
  • Pre-Qualification
  • Verification
  • Negotiation
  • Evaluation & Ranking

The Architect explains his methodology in translating the plan or design requirements of the proposed project

  • Pre-qualification
  • Interview
  • Verification
  • Evaluation & Ranking

They represent the Architect's initial assessment of a project's soundness, allowing the Client to promptly explore available identifiable directions.

  • Pre-Design
  • Consultation
  • Pre-Feasibility Studies
  • Feasibility Studies

Is the top view of the site or lot where the proposed house will be built.

  • Location
  • Location Plan
  • Perspective
  • Site Development Plan

Means a group of professionals in architecture and allied professions, incorporated with Architects for the purpose of delivering professional service in architecture and allied professions; in case an existing Architectural Corporation does not comply with the 75% composition requirement, it shall comply and register again with the SEC and the BOA.

  • Architectural partnership
  • Architectural corporation
  • Architectural firm
  • Architectural company

Incorporates space program

  • Site Selection and Analysis
  • Consultation
  • Architectural Research
  • Architectural Programming

Submits to the Owner seven (7) sets of all construction drawings and technical specifications for purposes of obtaining a building permit

  • Bidding or Negotiation Phase
  • Construction Phase
  • Design Development Phase
  • Contract Document Phase

Any head of a government agency or officer(s) of a private firm / institution who violates Section 7 - sub-paragraph of RA No. 8981 shall be punished by imprisonment of not less than:

  • 6 months & 1 day to not more than 6 years, or a fine of not less than Php 50,000 to not more than Php 500,000 or both at the discretion of the court
  • 3 months & 1 day to not more than 6 years, or a fine of not less than Php 50,000 to not more than Php 500,000 or both at the discretion of the court
  • 6 months & 5 days to not more than 6 years, or a fine of not less than Php 100,000 to not more than Php 500,000 or both at the discretion of the court
  • 3 months & 5 days to not more than 6 years, or a fine of not less than Php 100,000 to not more than Php 500,000 or both at the discretion of the court

States project Terms of Reference (ToR)

  • Design Brief Preparation
  • Value Management
  • Consultation
  • Architectural Research

In regular design services, it is the phase when an Architect reviews and refines the owner's space requirements and translates it into an architectural program.

  • Project definition phase
  • Conceptual design phase
  • Pre-design phase
  • Architectural programming

It is a Scope of Service wherein about analysis to determine most appropriate site

  • Site Selection and Analysis
  • Consultation
  • Architectural Research
  • Architectural Programming

Architecture is the art of how to waste space

  • Philip Johnson
  • Walter Gropius
  • Louis Sullivan
  • Aalto Alvar

Type of selection process where the Architect explains to the Client the scope of services and the Architect's Fee

  • Invitation
  • Pre-Qualification
  • Verification
  • Negotiation
  • Evaluation & Ranking

Detailed analysis of the project based on pre-feasibility studies that determine the viability of a proposed development. The studies will set the project against present and future trends to forecast how it will perform over time. This requires primary data gathering and analysis.

  • Pre-Design
  • Consultation
  • Pre-Feasibility Studies
  • Feasibility Studies

Type of selection process where selection committee may visit buildings designed by the Architects and check references such as former clients and financial situations

  • Invitation
  • Pre-Qualification
  • Verification
  • Negotiation
  • Evaluation & Ranking

Percent of the professional fee that is component for the civil liability of the architect

  • 15%
  • 10%
  • 5%
  • 20%

Type of selection process where selection committee may adopt its own procedure in evaluating the entries and recommending the most capable firm.

  • Invitation
  • Pre-Qualification
  • Verification
  • Negotiation
  • Evaluation & Ranking

The detailed analysis of the site that involves the identification of a site's development potentials through the proper utilization of land. The analysis covers the context of the site as well as that of its surrounding environment and the development controls that apply to the site and its environs

  • Architectural Research
  • Consultation
  • Site Selection and Analysis
  • Site Utilization and Land-Use Studies

not solicit free professional engineering/allied design or other technical services when thee are accompanied by an obligation detrimental to the best interest of the client or which may adversely affect the architect's professional opinion.

  • In relation to Public
  • In relation to Client
  • In relation to the Contractor
  • In relation to the Manufacturers/Agents
  • In relation to the Colleagues/Subordinates

Adoption and Promulgation of the CODE OF ETHICAL CONDUCT for RLAs and for holders of Temporary/Special Permit

  • Prboa Res.no.2, s2006
  • Prboa Res.no.3, s2006
  • Prboa Res.no.4, s2006
  • Prboa Res.no.5, s2006

Under Pre-Design Services, the cost of printing extra set of drawings, reports, maps, contract documents over the _____ copies submitted to the client, overseas and long distance calls, technical and laboratory tests, licenses, fees, taxes, and similar cost items needed by the project are chargeable to the client.

  • 8 copies
  • 6 copies
  • 7 copies
  • 5 copies

Not a part of contract documents

  • Certificate of registration
  • Drawings
  • Specifications
  • Special provisions or conditions

A guarantee that the execution of work is in accordance with the terms of contract

  • Proposal bond
  • Performance bond
  • Payment bond
  • Guarantee bond

This technique is applied in the cost management process to minimize the negative effect of simplified operations associated with many cost-reduction programs.

  • Consultation
  • Value Management
  • Design Brief Preparation
  • Promotional Services

Services cover a broad line of architectural services ranging from initial problem identification to activities that would allow the Architect to initially conceptualize an array of architectural and allied solutions

  • Pre-Design
  • Consultation
  • Pre-Feasibility Studies
  • Feasibility Studies

Assists the Owner from the early stage of establishing a list of prospective Contractors to awarding of the construction contract

  • Bidding or Negotiation Phase
  • Construction Phase
  • Design Development Phase
  • Contract Document Phase

Architectural service / phase where the architect and client choose the contractor

  • Bidding / negotiation phase
  • Evaluation phase
  • Construction phase
  • Contract document phase

Prepares the complete Contract Documents consisting of detailed designs and construction drawings, setting forth in detail the work required for the architectural, structural, electrical, plumbing or sanitary, mechanical, electronic and communication works prepared by the Architect and the respective professionals involved

  • Bidding or Negotiation Phase
  • Construction Phase
  • Design Development Phase
  • Contract Document Phase

A house is like a flower pot

  • Alvar Aalto
  • Eero Saarinen
  • Richard Josef Neutra
  • Kenzo Tange

Reviews and refines the owner's space requirements and translates them into an architectural program

  • Project Definition Phase
  • Schematic Design Phase
  • Design Development Phase
  • Contract Document Phase

Entails the conduct of primary and secondary researches and assembled facts used as basis for conclusion

  • Architectural Research
  • Architectural Programming
  • Space Planning
  • Space Management Studies

Is the top view of the floor area of a house.

  • Floor Plan
  • Location
  • Location Plan
  • Site Development Plan

It is a Scope of Service about Initial assessment of project's soundness

  • Pre-Feasibility Studies
  • Site Selection and Analysis
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Architectural Research

Government employees and employees of private firms or persons/entities who are not registered and licensed architects shall not perform architectural works in the performance of their official function without the direct supervision of a licensed architect. Such activity shall constitute unauthorized practice of architecture which shall be penalized in accordance with ________ of RA No. 9266.

  • Section 9
  • Section 19
  • Section 29
  • Section 26

In RA 9266, under what article are the conditions for examination, registration, and licensure stated?

  • Article IV
  • Article I
  • Article III
  • Article II

Makes periodic visits to the project site to familiarize himself with the general progress and quality of work and to ascertain that the work is proceeding in accordance with the Contract Documents

  • Bidding or Negotiation Phase
  • Construction Phase
  • Design Development Phase
  • Contract Document Phase

What SPP Document Indicates the 2006 Code of Ethical Conduct?

  • SPP 204
  • SPP 206
  • SPP 200
  • SPP 209

The Architect is engaged to render opinion to give advice, clarifications or explanation on technical matters pertaining to architectural works

  • Group 9
  • Group 10
  • Group 8
  • Group 7

Strive to improve the environment and the life and habitat within it in a sustainable manner

  • In relation to Public
  • In relation to Client
  • In relation to the Contractor
  • In relation to Manufacturer's/Agents
  • In relation to Colleagues/Subordinates

The Architect states the project terms of reference (ToR) including the concept, objectives and other necessary requirements to bid out architectural services (whether public or private)

  • Consultation
  • Pre-Design
  • Design Brief Preparation
  • Promotional Services

Will the AoR be criminally liable with regards to the plans, projects, and contracts s/he signed and sealed?

  • No, it is the Design Engineers who are liable.
  • Yes, the AoR assumes the civil liability.
  • No, it is the Architect-in-Charge of Construction who assumes the liability.

"CEC" stands for

  • Civil Engineering Code
  • Code of Engineering Consultants
  • Consultants Ethical Code
  • Code of Ethical Conduct

Residences (single-detached, single-attached or duplex, row-houses, or shop-houses), small apartment houses and townhouses

  • Group 1
  • Group 2
  • Group 3
  • Group 4

The house is a machine for living in

  • Robert Venturi
  • Kenzo Tange
  • Frank Lloyd Wright
  • Le Corbusier

The Architect explains to the client the Scope of Services and the Architect's Fee as prescribed under the Architect's Guidelines

  • Negotiation
  • Interview
  • Verification
  • Evaluation & Ranking

Buildings of exceptional character and complexity of plan or design

  • Group 1
  • Group 2
  • Group 3
  • Group 4

Is the view as seen by the eyes or it shows the appearance of the finished building.

  • Location
  • Location Plan
  • Perspectice
  • Site Plan

Any person shall be guilty of misdemeanor and charged in court by the Commission and shall, upon conviction be sentence to a fine of not less than?

  • Php 150k but not more than Php 5 million to suffer imprisonment for a period not less than 3 months or not exceeding 6 years, or both, at the discretion of the court
  • Php 100k but not more than Php 5 million to suffer imprisonment for a period not less than 6 months or not exceeding 6 years, or both, at the discretion of the court
  • Php 100k but not more than Php 5 million to suffer imprisonment for a period not less than 5 months or not exceeding 6 years, or both, at the discretion of the court
  • Php 200k but not more than Php 5 million to suffer imprisonment for a period not less than 3 months or not exceeding 6 years, or both, at the discretion of the court

Is the view showing the inside part of the building either in cross- section or longitudinal section.

  • Floor Plan
  • Roof Plan
  • Section
  • Site Plan

In what section of RA 9266 can you find the provision that all practicing architects shall maintain a program of continuing professional development?

  • Section 30
  • Section 34
  • Section 24
  • Section 28

Respect and help conserve the system of values and the natural historic and cultural heritage

  • In relation to Public
  • In relation to Client
  • In relation to Contractor
  • In relation to Manufacturers/Agents
  • In relation to colleagues/subordinates

Prepares Technical Specifications describing type and quality of materials, finish, manner of construction and the general conditions under which the project is to be constructed

  • Bidding or Negotiation Phase
  • Construction Phase
  • Design Development Phase
  • Contract Document Phase

Consults with the Owner to ascertain the conceptual framework and related requirements of the project and confirms such requirements with the Owner

  • Project Definition Phase
  • Schematic Design Phase
  • Design Development Phase
  • Contract Document Phase

Forms accommodates function

  • Robert Venturi
  • Walter Gropius
  • Le Corbusier
  • Philip Johnson

Cost records purpose

  • Tax payment
  • Basis for final compensation of the architect
  • Counting purposes
  • Post-auditing of project expenses

If in case, equipment fails to function or if a portion of the building collapses due to deficiencies in the plan / design or due to the deficiencies in the manner of construction, what possible liability can a CM assume?

  • The CM faithfully discharged his function/s during the construction.
  • The CM participated in the planning / designing approval.
  • The CM did not participate in the planning / designing approval.
  • The CM faithfully discharged his function/s during the project implementation.

Type of selection process where Terms of Reference (ToR) based on the design brief is prepared by Another Architect

  • Invitation
  • Pre-Qualification
  • Verification
  • Negotiation
  • Evaluation & Ranking

Considers use, allocation and interface of spaces

  • Architectural Research
  • Value Management
  • Space Planning
  • Space Management Studies

Assists the Owner in filing the required documents to secure approval of government authorities having jurisdiction over the design of the Project

  • Bidding or Negotiation Phase
  • Construction Phase
  • Design Development Phase
  • Contract Document Phase

Analyses of Space requirements based on organizational structure and functional set-up

  • Architectural Research
  • Value Management
  • Space Planning
  • Space Management Studies

It is a Scope of Service wherein you Determine Adequate size and appropriate configuration and assemblage

  • Architectural Research
  • Value Management
  • Space Planning
  • Space Management Studies

It is a Scope of Service about detailed analysis

  • Pre-Feasibility Studies
  • Site Selection and Analysis
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Architectural Research

Form does not necessarily follow function

  • LOUIS SULLIVAN
  • FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT
  • ANTONIO GAUDI
  • PHILIP JOHNSON

The selection committee may visit buildings designed by the Architects and check references such as former clients and financial institutions

  • Negotiation
  • Interview
  • Verification
  • Evaluation & Ranking

When computing for compensation using the Multiple of Direct Personnel Expense, the multiplier to be used will range from?

  • 2.5 to 3.5
  • 1.5 to 2.5
  • 1.0 to 2.0
  • 2.0 to 3.0

Under RA 9266: Rating and licensure examination

  • Section 15
  • Section 20
  • Section 11
  • Section 30

Housing Project involving the construction of several residential units on a single site with the use of one (1) set of plans or design, specifications and related documents

  • Group 4
  • Group 1
  • Group 6
  • Group 7

Used for civic or monumental projects. The competition may either be an idea competition, design or design build competition. Various Architects or Architectural Firms (AFs) submit plan or design solutions to a particular design problem and are judged on the basis of comparative excellence

  • Architectural Design Competition (ADC)
  • Pre-Design
  • Consultation Competition
  • Pre-Feasibility Studies

Not included in the fee of the Architect for detailed architectural and engineering design services

  • Soil test
  • Air-conditioning system
  • Auxiliary system
  • Structural design

A separate full-time supervisor shall be hired and agreed upon by the Owner and the Architect subject to the conditions provided in the SPP Document on full time supervision, should more extensive inspection or full-time construction supervision be required by the Client

  • Bidding or Negotiation Phase
  • Construction Phase
  • Design Development Phase
  • Contract Document Phase

In what phase of the architectural design services does the feasibility study is conducted?

  • Regular design services
  • Pre-design services
  • Specialized allied services
  • Comprehensive architectural services

Prepares change orders, gathers and turns over to the Owner written guarantees required of the Contractor and Sub-Contractors

  • Bidding or Negotiation Phase
  • Construction Phase
  • Design Development Phase
  • Contract Document Phase

It is a Scope of Service about Determining viability of project

  • Pre-Feasibility Studies
  • Site Selection and Analysis
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Architectural Research

An analysis of the space requirements of the project based on organizational structure and functional set-up pinpoints linkages and interaction of spaces. The formulation of the space program will serve as the basis for the development of the architectural plan/design.

  • Architectural Research
  • Architectural Programming
  • Space Planning
  • Space Management Studies

Includes concepts, objectives and other necessary requirement to bid out architectural services

  • Design Brief Preparation
  • Value Management
  • Consultation
  • Architectural Research

Not included in the Project Development Cost

  • Income tax
  • Cost of site acquisition
  • Cost of permits
  • Clearance and utilities

It is a Scope of Service about exploring identifiable options/directions

  • Pre-Feasibility Studies
  • Site Selection and Analysis
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Architectural Research

Used for civic and monumental Projects

  • Direct Selection
  • Comparative Selection
  • Bidding
  • Architectural Design Competition

Space program used for development of architectural plan/design

  • Architectural Research
  • Value Management
  • Space Planning
  • Space Management Studies

Is it possible for a person who earned a bachelor's degree in Architecture to take up master's degree in Architecture given the fact the s/he is not yet a board passer?

  • Yes, a bachelor's degree is enough.
  • Yes, only if s/he is an honor student.
  • Maybe, depending on the admission requirements of the school.
  • No, s/he must pass the board exam first.

The 2010 Standards of Professional Practice (SPP) for PH RLAs was effective on ___.

  • 21 February 2011
  • 09 March 2011
  • 01 June 2011
  • 10 July 2011

This entails the formulation of site criteria, assistance to the Client in site evaluation as well as analysis to determine the most appropriate site/s for a proposed project or buidling program

  • Architectural Research
  • Consultation
  • Site Selection and Analysis
  • Site Utilization and Land-Use Studies

When undertaking a relatively small project this type of selection is used when selecting an architect

  • Direct Selection
  • Comparative Selection
  • Bidding
  • Design Competition

Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men’s blood

  • Daniel Burnham
  • Le Corbusier
  • Louis Kahn
  • Philip Johnson

Subsequent analyses, i.e. spatial layouts with stacking concepts particularly multi-storey structures

  • Architectural Research
  • Value Management
  • Space Planning
  • Space Management Studies

Monumental buildings and other facilities

  • Group 4
  • Group 5
  • Group 6
  • Group 7

To develop and generate financial support and acceptance from governing agencies or from the general public.

  • Design Brief Preparation
  • Promotional Services
  • Consultation
  • Architectural Research

Will satisfy same performance criteria as costlier alternatives

  • Architectural Research
  • Value Management
  • Space Planning
  • Space Management Studies

Outline specifications to fix and illustrate the size and character of the entire project as to type of materials, type of structural, electrical, mechanical, sanitary, electronic and communications systems

  • Project Definition Phase
  • Schematic Design Phase
  • Design Development Phase
  • Contract Document Phase

The goal is to achieve an unimpaired program at minimum cost. Thus, a plan, design or system that has been successfully value-managed will still satisfy the same performance criteria as the costlier alternatives.

  • Consultation
  • Value Management
  • Design Brief Preparation
  • Promotional Services

A structural excavation plan of footings and walls of a building

  • Floor Plan
  • Foundation Plan
  • Roof Framing PLan
  • Truss Detail

Any formal grouping of two or more architects or architectural firms working in joint venture on a project basis

  • Architectural firm
  • Association
  • Architectural company
  • Architectural partnership

How many sets of plans/documents are to be given/submitted to the owner under Regular Design Services?

  • 6
  • 4
  • 5
  • 7

Projects may require promotional activities in order to develop and generate financial support and acceptance from governing agencies or from the general public.

  • Consultation
  • Pre-Design
  • Design Brief Preparation
  • Promotional Services

Can an Architect be the Architect-of-Record and Architect-in-Charge of construction at the same time?

  • No, it is against the Civil Code.
  • It depends on the type of project.
  • No, they should always be different.
  • Yes, it is possible.

Projects involving extensive detail such as designs for built-in components or elements, built-in equipment, special fittings, screens, counters, architectural interiors (AI), and development planning and/or design

  • Group 9
  • Group 10
  • Group 8
  • Group 7

The art, science, or profession of planning, designing, and constructing buildings in their totality taking into account their environment, in accordance with the principles of utility, strength, and beauty

  • Architecture
  • General Practice of Architecture
  • Architect
  • Engineering

Means a sole proprietorship, a partnership, or a corporation registered with the DTI and/or SEC and then with the Board of Architecture and PRC

  • Architectural partnership
  • Architectural corporation
  • Architectural firm
  • Architectural company

It is a Scope of Service about Present and Future trends to forecast performance over time

  • Pre-Feasibility Studies
  • Site Selection and Analysis
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Architectural Research

To minimize negative effect of simplified operations associated with cost-reduction program

  • Architectural Research
  • Value Management
  • Space Planning
  • Space Management Studies

Characterizations of envisioned spaces such as ambiance, etc.

  • Site Selection and Analysis
  • Consultation
  • Architectural Research
  • Architectural Programming

Means a document which forms part of the Architects' National Code which contains the norms and principles governing the practice of the profession of architecture in the highest standards of ethical conduct

  • Professional Identification Card
  • Code of Ethical Conduct
  • Contract Document
  • Standards of Professional Practice

It is a required document under Sec. 41 of R.A. No. 9266 (The Architecture Act of 2004) and its Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR).

  • Standards of Professional Practice
  • Methods of Compensation
  • ALE
  • DAE

Prepares the initial line drawings representing design studies leading to a recommended solution, including a general description of the project for approval by the Owner

  • Project Definition Phase
  • Schematic Design Phase
  • Design Development Phase
  • Contract Document Phase

_Selection of Architect that is conducted by committees representing institutions, corporations or public agencies

  • Direct Selection
  • Comparative Selection
  • Bidding
  • Design Competition

Prepares the Bid Documents such as forms for contract letting, documents for construction, forms for invitation and instruction to bidders, forms for bidders' proposals, general or specific conditions of contract, etc.

  • Bidding or Negotiation Phase
  • Construction Phase
  • Design Development Phase
  • Contract Document Phase

The responsibility of the Architect in the Construction Phase of the Regular Design Services

  • Prepares shop drawings
  • Be held responsible for failure of contractor to carry out work
  • Makes periodic visits to the site
  • Makes exhaustive on-site supervision

This phase consisting of plans, elevations, sections, and other drawings

  • Project Definition Phase
  • Schematic Design Phase
  • Design Development Phase
  • Contract Document Phase

Particular section in RA 9266 that refers to Coverage of Temporary / Special Permits

  • Section 43
  • Section 38
  • Section 32
  • Section 30

After completion of working drawings, specifications, and other documents and upon submission to client, what stage is next?

  • Bidding / negotiation phase
  • Contract document phase
  • Specifications phase
  • Construction phase

This analytical problem seeking process will lead to the statement and identification of both horizontal and vertical requirements in offering a solution. It incorporates a space program with characterizations of the envisioned spaces such as ambiance, cost, range, etc.

  • Architectural Research
  • Architectural Programming
  • Space Planning
  • Space Management Studies

Under what article in RA 9266 provides the conditions for the creation, composition, qualifications, terms of office, powers and functions, compensation of the Professional Regulatory Board of Architecture (PRBoA)?

  • Article IV
  • Article I
  • Article II
  • Article III

The 2010 Standards of Professional Practice (SPP) for PH RLAs was published ___ in the Official Gazette

  • 21 February 2011
  • 09 March 2011
  • 01 June 2011
  • 10 July 2011

The selection committee may adopt its own procedure in evaluating the entries and recommending the most capable firm

  • Negotiation
  • Interview
  • Verification
  • Evaluation & Ranking

The Architect determines the adequate size and appropriate configuration and assemblage for a proposed project in consideration of the use, allocation and interface of spaces for given activities.

  • Architectural Research
  • Architectural Programming
  • Space Planning
  • Space Management Studies

A Resolution was made in 2016 where Methods of Compensation and Schedule of Fees shall also be made as an integral part of the IRR of RA9266

  • PrBOA res. 6 s2016
  • PrBOA res. 5 s2016
  • PrBOA res. 4 s2016
  • PrBOA res. 7 s2016

Under comparative selection, the first step in the selection process involves invitation. The client issues an invitation which includes the Terms of Reference (TOR) for the project which is based on the ______ prepared by another Architect.

  • Conceptual framework
  • Schematic design
  • Architectural program
  • Design brief

Updates the SPPCC based on changes in scope, requirements or market conditions

  • Bidding or Negotiation Phase
  • Construction Phase
  • Design Development Phase
  • Contract Document Phase

Pinpoints linkages and interaction of spaces

  • Architectural Research
  • Value Management
  • Space Planning
  • Space Management Studies

Prepares an initial statement of probable construction cost

  • Project Definition Phase
  • Schematic Design Phase
  • Design Development Phase
  • Contract Document Phase

It is a Scope of Service wherein you make evaluation and appraisals

  • Site Selection and Analysis
  • Consultation
  • Architectural Research
  • Architectural Programming

Buildings of the simplest utilization and character

  • Group 1
  • Group 2
  • Group 3
  • Group 4

When a Client calls upon the Architect to give oral or written advice and direction, to attend conferences, to make evaluations and appraisals regarding a contemplated project and similar activities, the Architect renders valuable inputs whether or not the Client pursues the project

  • Architectural Research
  • Consultation
  • Site Selection and Analysis
  • Site Utilization and Land-Use Studies

Means a group of two or more Architects duly registered with the SEC and then with the Board of Architecture

  • Architectural partnership
  • Architectural company
  • Architectural corporation
  • Architectural firm

If an Architect assumes the function of going to the project site for monitoring and supervision, what service is being provided?

  • Full-time construction supervision
  • Construction inspector
  • Construction management
  • Project supervision

It is a Scope of Service about procurement, analysis and use of secondary info

  • Pre-Feasibility Studies
  • Site Selection and Analysis
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Architectural Research

Stipulates the procedural and administrative aspects of the contract

  • Specifications
  • Owner-contractor agreement
  • General conditions
  • Owner-architect agreement

Data gathering done thru interviews, consultations, interfaces, focus group discussions (FGD's) spaces planning surveys, space audits, etc.

  • Architectural Research
  • Value Management
  • Space Planning
  • Space Management Studies

Classified under Group 5: Monumental Buildings

  • Art galleries
  • Museums
  • Auditoriums
  • Exhibition halls

Evaluates the Owner's program, schedule, budget, project site and proposes methods of project deliveries

  • Project Definition Phase
  • Schematic Design Phase
  • Design Development Phase
  • Contract Document Phase

A complete structural detail of a common or typical truss of a building.

  • Floor Plan
  • Foundation Plan
  • Roof Framing PLan
  • Truss Detail

Under the Multiple of Direct Personnel Expense, the multiplier ranges from ________ depending on the office set-up, overhead, and experience of the Architect and the complexity of the project.

  • 1.5 to 3.5
  • 1.0 to 2.5
  • 1.5 to 2.5
  • 1.5 to 2.0

Type of selection process where Architects explain his methodology in translating the plan/design requirements of the proposed project

  • Invitation
  • Pre-Qualification
  • Verification
  • Negotiation
  • Evaluation & Ranking

Architecture must meet three requirements; strength , beauty and unity

  • Marcus Vitruvius Pocio
  • Louis Kahn
  • Frank Lloyd Wright
  • Eero Saarinen

Projects where the plan or design and related Contract Documents are re-used for the repetitive construction of similar building without amending the drawing and the specifications

  • Group 4
  • Group 5
  • Group 6
  • Group 7

Diagrammatic layout of construction systems, and an updated SPPCC for submission to the Owner

  • Project Definition Phase
  • Schematic Design Phase
  • Design Development Phase
  • Contract Document Phase

Shall introduce to a prospective Client the professional services they are able to perform provided it is limited to the presentation of examples of their professional experience and does not entail offering free preliminary sketches or other services without the benefit of an agreement.

  • In relation to Public
  • In relation to Client
  • In relation to the Contractor
  • In relation to the Manufacturers/Agents
  • In relation to the Colleagues/Subordinates

Buildings of the moderate complexity of plan and design

  • Group 1
  • Group 2
  • Group 3
  • Group 4

It is unlawful for any architect to sign his/her name, affix his/her seal or use any other method of signature on architectural plans, specifications, or other documents made under another architect's supervision. Under what section of RA 9266 is this stated?

  • Section 30
  • Section 40
  • Section 10
  • Section 20

Give every reasonable assistance to fully understand the contents of the contract documents by furnishing clear, definite and consistent information on all pertinent contract documents to avoid unnecessary mistake that may involve extra costs to either the contractor or the client

  • In relation to Public
  • In relation to Client
  • In relation to the Contractor
  • In relation to the Manufacturers/Agents
  • In relation to the Colleagues/Subordinates

Alterations, renovations, rehabilitations, retrofit and expansion/additions to existing buildings belonging to Groups 1 to 5

  • Group 9
  • Group 10
  • Group 8
  • Group 7

It is a Scope of Service wherein you give oral or written advice and direction

  • Site Selection and Analysis
  • Consultation
  • Architectural Research
  • Architectural Programming

not render professional services without a professional service agreement.

  • In relation to Public
  • In relation to Client
  • In relation to the Contractor
  • In relation to the Manufacturers/Agents
  • In relation to the Colleagues/Subordinates

Function influence but does not dictate form

  • Zaha Hadid
  • Eero Saarinen
  • Frank Gehry
  • Richard Meier

How many days must an Architect's action on request for payment must be made?

  • 15 days
  • 10 days
  • 20 days
  • 5 days

Conduct of primary and secondary researches and assembled facts used as basis for conclusion

  • Site Selection and Analysis
  • Consultation
  • Architectural Research
  • Architectural Programming

Determines the amount owing and due to the Contractor and issues corresponding Certificates for Payment for such amounts based on his observations and the Contractor's Applications for Payment

  • Bidding or Negotiation Phase
  • Construction Phase
  • Design Development Phase
  • Contract Document Phase

Is the front or side view of a building. It shows the design of the house, height dimension, materials finish and complete information on specification.

  • Elevation
  • Floor Plan
  • Location Plan
  • Perspective

In comparative selection, the client issues an invitation to qualified architectural companies. The letter of invitation includes the Terms of Reference for the Project (TOR). Where is the TOR based?

  • Project framework
  • Project description
  • Project contract
  • Design brief

It is a Scope of Service wherein about site evaluation

  • Site Selection and Analysis
  • Consultation
  • Architectural Research
  • Architectural Programming

Is the outline and measurements of the proposed building and its placement on the property.

  • Location
  • Location Plan
  • Perspective
  • Site Development Plan

Structures that belong to Group 3

  • Theaters
  • Exposition buildings
  • Museums
  • Mausoleums

Not classified under Group 2 - buildings of moderate complexity of plan / design

  • Public market
  • Open air recreational facilities
  • Retail / wholesale stores
  • Residential condominiums

It is a Scope of Service wherein about formulation of site criteria

  • Site Selection and Analysis
  • Consultation
  • Architectural Research
  • Architectural Programming

Submits to the Owner a Statement of the Probable Project Construction Cost (SPPCC) based on current cost parameters

  • Project Definition Phase
  • Schematic Design Phase
  • Design Development Phase
  • Contract Document Phase

Architecture begins where engineering ends

  • Walter Gropius
  • Adolf Loos
  • Oscar Niemeyer
  • Pier Luigi Nervi

The person that's directly and professionally responsible for the total design of the project for the client and who shall assume the civil liability for the plans, specifications and contract documents s/he has signed and sealed.

  • Consulting Architect
  • Architect-of-Record
  • Architect-in-Charge of Construction
  • Concept Architect

It is a Scope of Service wherein you attend conferences

  • Site Selection and Analysis
  • Consultation
  • Architectural Research
  • Architectural Programming

Example of buildings of the simplest utilization and character

  • Armories
  • Malls
  • Airport
  • Residential

Gathers relevant information and data leading to the definition of the requirements of the project, including the scope of the Architect's services

  • Project Definition Phase
  • Schematic Design Phase
  • Design Development Phase
  • Contract Document Phase

Under RA 9266: Suspension and Revocation of Certificates of Registration, Professional Identification Card or the Special / Temporary Permit

  • Section 22
  • Section 23
  • Section 12
  • Section 10

To achieve an unimpaired program at minimum cost

  • Architectural Research
  • Value Management
  • Space Planning
  • Space Management Studies

Architects and/or PRC registered architectural firms (AFs) submit information regarding their qualification and expertise

  • Pre-qualification
  • Interview
  • Verification
  • Evaluation & Ranking

A type of pre-design service where the Architect states the project terms of reference (TOR) including the concept, objectives, and other necessary requirements to bid out architectural services (whether public or private)

  • Architectural programming
  • Space planning
  • Design brief preparation
  • Feasibility study

Means a juridical entity that shall be synonymous with an Architectural Partnership registered with the SEC

  • Architectural firm
  • Architectural company
  • Architectural corporation
  • Architectural partnership
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