Willis's Practice and Procedure for the Quantity Surveyor

Willis's Practice and Procedure for the Quantity Surveyor

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Historically employed to estimate and measure the likely material requirements for any building project, the role of the modern quantity surveyor is diverse, with a wide range of employers and geographical locations to match. Change continues to be a feature in quantity surveying practice, with the New Rules of Measurement, the RICS Black Book and Building Information Modelling (BIM) all adding to the already dynamic environment in which the Quantity Surveyor operates. This new edition of Practice and Procedure for the Quantity Surveyor reflects that dynamic environment, addressing changing practices and procedures in the profession, whilst focussing on the core skills which are essential to success. The 13th edition of this classic text, originally written by three generations of the Willis family (all quantity surveyors) continues to provide a thorough introduction to the work of the quantity surveyor in private practice, in public service and in contracting organisations.The traditional role of the quantity surveyor has been described elsewhere and in previous editions of Practice and Procedure for the Quantity Surveyor. ... Approximate estimates of the initial costs of building are prepared using a single price method of estimating (see Chapter ... This procedure was more prevalent on civil engineering projects than on building projects, although the adversarial nature ofanbsp;...

Title:Willis's Practice and Procedure for the Quantity Surveyor
Author: Allan Ashworth, Keith Hogg, Catherine Higgs
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2013-04-08

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