I am looking to understand the overlap and limit between the architect and the owner's responsibility for coordinating the owner's consultants according to the B101.
In the 2017 B101 Article 5.8 states "The owner shall coordinate the services of it's own consultants." In 126.96.36.199 This is a Supplementary service for the architect. And as you see repeatedly in study guides on PcM this is part of the Architect's Basic Responsibilities.
I'll use an example to illustrate my current understanding of these issues and how they may overlap and where there may be a limit. Coordination is limited to basic services such as coordinating the survey with the site plan and building plans. However, coordinating the work of the owner's security planner would be a supplementary or additional service that the owner would pay the architect to coordinate.
Furthermore, if there is an RFI during construction about that system, coming from an electrician, what would be the path for review and approval of that RFI? My guess would be: electrician, general contractor, then owner's security consultant. How would the owner and architect tie into this flow chart?
I understand these situations depend on a number of factors however I am just looking to get a gist of when the owner shall have responsibility and priority over the architect with coordination.
Thanks in advance for your responses on this subject.
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