Drafting Concepts - Resource Library


COMMON MISCONCEPTIONS

Common Misconceptions about Copyright:

WRONG

The law states that you are not infringing copyright if you do not know the work is subject to copyright.

WRONG

The client has paid for the work & therefore owns the copyright.

Unless copyright is assigned, the client is only licensed to deal with the work in a particular way.

WRONG

The client has infringed copyright by using the work without paying the fee.

Unless payment is a condition of the copyright licence.

WRONG

I have not infringed copyright because I have not changed more than 10% of the drawing.

You must not copy any element of the drawing. (more…)

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Industry Terminology

Every industry has it jargon, we are no different & it would be good just to wave yours eyes over these items. You will pick them up quickly once you become more involved in the building process.

BA                   Building Application

DA                  Development Application

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Copyright – From a Designer’s Point of View

On April 14th, 2010, posted in: Copyright Issues by

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FROM A DESIGNER’S POINT OF VIEW

  • Never knowingly copy the work of another copyright owner without specific written permission.
  • Maintain quality files
  • Obtain warranty & indemnity agreement from the client.
  • Provide adequate warnings to clients regarding copyright

This is really only toughing the surface. I will add more information over time. Be sure to check back often. (more…)

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URBAN / TOWN PLANNER

An urban/town planner’s work can involve large-scale projects such as new suburbs, towns, industrial areas, commercial and retail developments, urban renewal projects and transportation links.

Is a Person or company that can bring together information required from Council so that a Development Application can be submitted to Council. (more…)

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BUILDING CERTIFIER

A Building Certifier is a Person or company that undertakes Residential and Commercial Building Approvals, Inspections and Certification services on all classes of buildings and structures from Residential to Commercial & Industrial since July 1998. (more…)

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ARCHITECT

On April 14th, 2010, posted in: Terminology by

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Architects are responsible for designing and implementing residential and commercial building concepts.

They work with project managers, contractors and engineers to develop safe buildings that adhere to building codes and construction regulations. Architects must have a bachelor’s degree, several years of experience and licensure to practice. (more…)

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