Posted: 27 January 2016
This Building Controls Update is a periodic news bulletin for the building sector.
The new Practice Advisories are:
- Practice Advisory 15: Improving collaboration in building design
- Practice Advisory 16: Quality assurance in design and construction.
Practice Advisory 15 promotes the need to collaborate early in the design process and to remind designers of good practice such as ensuring continuous load paths and deformation compatibility. It is particularly aimed at structural engineers, geotechnical engineers, architects, designers, project managers, building owners, building systems and services engineers.
Practice Advisory 16 promotes the need for a sound quality assurance system. It covers quality documents such as design features reports and process such as peer review and construction monitoring. It is particularly aimed at structural engineers, geotechnical engineers and building consent authorities.