This article from masterclass.com written by MasterClass staff discusses the 6 elements of construction administration.
What Is Construction Administration?
Construction administration is a series of administrative tasks performed by an architect (or official governing body) to help oversee the construction phase of a project. A construction administrator ensures the timely execution of every stage of construction. The administrator reviews any samples or construction documents to see that they adhere to the client’s standards and logs important details into the project records.
What Role Does Construction Administration Play in the Architectural Process?
When you’ve finished all the design documents for a construction project, and the contractor is ready to start building, the architect will then take over as a construction manager—essentially overseeing the construction process and ensuring the construction team follows all of the design plans. During the construction administration phase, an architect may pay a site visit to the construction area to see that everything is progressing smoothly.
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