Any good builder will tell you that, to have a successful building project, you have to be able to see the project completed before you start. If you haven’t worked through details of the project in your mind, and solved and documented all the problems first, you are heading for some unexpected surprises as well as costs.
This phrase “ABC of the BCA” is a simple but memorable one that I made up years ago. It has since become an incredibly useful tool and has helped me to do my job well, every day. If you apply this simple “ABC of the BCA” rule, you will begin to easily establish what you need to know and where to find it.
You’ve just completed the design of your development project. But wait, building assessment provisions have suddenly changed. This means a major redesign of the development, an increase in the project’s budget, and most likely, an unhappy client. So do you do?