what guarantees has the architect got to offer?

As six years of study encompassing design, engineering, construction techniques, law and project management are necessary to obtain the diploma, you know that your architect is a thoroughly qualified professional who can get the best out of your site, in consideration of your taste and requirements, whilst respecting the environment and urban regulations.

"Architect" is a protected title and only the chartered architects, registered to the Conseil National de l'Ordre des Architectes, are entitled to use the title and undertake architectural services. He also continuously update his knowledge through a Continuous Professional Development Program.

Your architect is bound to a contract, "contrat d'architecte", which specifies his exact mission and duties. This contract is compulsory.

Your architect benefits from a solid professional insurance which covers his professional work, damage to third party, 10-year damage insurance to the building.

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