Documentary, budgetary and legal compliance check of a remodeling project for a courthouse
When the control procedure has been applied on the documentation of the architectural project for a new court building, some conflicting points have arisen in different chapters such as structures, electrical installations, mechanical installations, as well as in the budget. After communicating the issues to the design team, and verifying their solutions, the project is considered ready to be tendered.
Documentary, budgetary and legal compliance check of a remodeling project for an operating theater
The project has been subject to a documentary control that has checked the consistency between specifications, drawings, measures and budget. It has been a pre-bid analysis suited for a project like this one that requires very specialized facilities, finishes and medical equipment.
Documentary, budgetary and legal compliance check of a remodeling project for a bus depot
Before starting the tendering process, the project for a bus depot has been subject to a preliminary check according to a methodology developed by ITeC. The project includes specific facilities for maintenance, washing and refueling of vehicles, as well as office space. The checkup has revealed potentially conflicting points in some of the decisions taken regarding foundations, structure and roofing.
Verification of the technical specifications for the operation of a public building allocated under concession system.
A public building will be operated under concession in accordance with a document of Technical Specifications for Operation (TSO) that stipulates what is expected of the concessionaire in terms of maintenance of the building in order to keep it fully operative throughout the full concession period and to handle it back in optimal condition when concession expires. The TSO have been verified according to a specific methodology making sure that they meet the concession contract terms, that they are up to date, that they match the actual building and its intended use, that the items to upkeep are properly defined and the schedule of operations complies with the codes and regulations.
Documentary, budgetary and legal compliance check of a remodeling project for a health facility
Before tendering a remodeling works in a hospital to refurbish one section as a clinical laboratory, a preliminary check of the executive project has been performed. The analysis has been a search for conflicts or inconsistencies among the project documentation, the budget and the building specifications, following a methodology developed by ITeC. The analysis has taken into account the compliance with the technical and planning regulations, the quality control plans, waste management and health and safety plans, and also the provisions for maintenance and energy consumption during the operation of the facility.
Documentary, budgetary and legal compliance check of a project for a school facility
Before tendering the construction of a new school within a heritage environment, a preliminary check of the executive project has been performed according to a methodology developed by ITeC. The high urban, functional and technical complexity has triggered the detection of a number of inconsistencies in the documents examined, which have been communicated to the developers and the design team, with emphasis on those that have been marked as critical.
Documentary and budgetary compliance control of a project of urban renovation
A municipality has commissioned a project to correct the sewage, paving and lighting deficiencies caused by informal urbanism in a neighbourhood. Before tendering the construction work, the executive project has been reviewed to make sure that there are no inconsistencies between bill of quantities and budget, and that the prices that have been used are in line with market prices.
Documentary, budgetary and legal compliance control of a building project for a scientific research facility
A private developer has commissioned a project for a 7,000 m2 tertiary building. In order to start the construction process with maximum guarantees, ITeC has reviewed the project, checking the coherence between documents, the compliance with the regulations and the plausibility of the prices used in the budget. Some issues were raised that had to be amended and that led to a new modified project, which was re-assessed again using the same revision protocol.
Code- and regulation compliance of a CAD library for urban design projects
A public promoter has a CAD library of more than 500 elements available to the technical teams that work in urban design projects. At the promoter’s request, ITeC has verified that the elements do not contain contradictory information in relation with the current construction codes, and that they comply with the specific regulations of the utility providers (water, electricity, gas and communications).
ManualesR – Tools for the implementation of the Spanish Building Code on renovation
Renovation manuals for different building typologies that define, case by case, which requirements of the Spanish Building Code for new buildings can be extrapolated to existing buildings awaiting renovation, and which ones are not feasible for technical and/or economic reasons.