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Spon's Landscape Contract Handbook: A Guide to Good Practice and Procedures in the Management of Lump Sum Landscape Contracts

By: Hugh Clamp

208 pages, 35 line illus

Chapman & Hall (E & FN Spon)

Hardback | Aug 1995 | #84830 | ISBN: 0419183000
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Covers the documentation and management of landscape contracts.


Preface to the second edition. Preface to the first edition. Acknowledegments. The contract documents. Common arrangement (CCPI). The types of contract. The contract drawings. The contract specification. Landscape contract drawings. Graphic symbols. Scope. Size and content. Layout drawings. Component and assembly drawings. Curves. Setting out. Levels. Landscape contract specification. Clause selection. Structure and phraseology. Materials. Workmanship. Protection. Standard specifications. Watering. Landscape quantities. Measurement of landscape work on with- and without-quantities projects. Schedules. Bills of Quantities. Landscape lump sum contract conditions. The need for a Standard Form. The JCLI Standard Form of Agreement for Landscape Works. Arbitration. The conditions. Use of the Form in Scotland. The JCT Intermediate Form IFC84. The JCT Form for Minor Building Works (MW80). The JCT Form for Building Works (JCT80). The general conditions of Government Contracts for Building and Civil Engineering (GC Wks 1 & 2 Edn 1991). The Association of Consulting Architects (ACA 84). The Architects and Surveyors Institute Forms. The Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE) Form 6th Edn 1991. Design and build. Management contracts. Landscape subcontracts. Direct subcontracts - consecutive. Direct subcontracts - concurrent. Domestic subcontracts - concurrent. Listed subcontractors. Nominated subcontractors on lump sum building contracts. Subcontracts executed under the ICE Form of Contract. Plant supplies. Choosing the appropriate plant - using the JCLI plant lists. JLCPS/CPSE Standard Form of Tender. JCT Form of Tender for nominated suppliers. Plant handling. Introduction. Handling within the nursery. Plants in transit from the nursery to site. Transport of plants. Plant handling after delivery to site. Planting seasons. Temporary storage. Transporting to final location. Ground preparation. Planting. Aftercare. Landscape contract administration. The landscape architect's adminsitrative duties. The contractor's obligations. The landscape architect's dutites. Obligatory duties (always necessary). Obligatory duties (if they arise). Optional duties (if the landscape architect so decides). Quality assurance on site. Landscape maintenance. Introduction. Tree maintenance. Shrub maintenance. Grass maintenance. Irrigation. Planned maintenance. Maintenance costs. Time. Budgeting. Maintenance contracts. Indoor planting. Introduction. Light requirements. Acclimization. Temperature requirements. Irrigation. Soil. Feeding. Maintenance. Pests and diseases. Appendices. Summaries of landscape British Standards. Landscape subcontract. JCLI Standard Form of Agreement for Landscape Works. JCLI Supplement to the JCT Intermediate Form IFC84. JLCPS General Conditions, Specifications and Schedules of Quantity for the Supply and Delivery of Plants. JCT S

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