Revision to SFA/92 is long overdue
Surely the guys who drafted the sfa/92 documents never had to clinch a deal themselves. If they had, they would have realised that an architect needs appointment terms that are clear, brief, and easy to use. But intellect seemed to over-ride common sense during preparation of sfa/92, resulting in a document so complex that the riba now provides a 50-page guide to its use, costing £10. Here are some of sfa/92's most obvious failings:
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