Architecture

Claims Made Policies and Rights & Responsibilities in Notifying a Claim
Professional Indemnity policies fall into the ‘Professional Risk’ category of Insurance policies. Uniquely these types of policies operate on a ‘claims made and notified’ basis.  This means that the policy provides cover for claims made…
Helpful Loss Lessons for Architects
This claims scenario offers helpful loss lessons for Architects that may prevent and/or minimise the size and impact of a…
Proportionate liability and Insurance policies: Don’t contract out of Proportionate liability
What is proportionate liability?The objective of proportionate liability is to ensure that liability rests with all defendants in proportion to…
Women in Architecture
To coincide with international Women’s Day, we chat with some ArchiTeam members on what it is like as a Women…
Practice Management Q+A With Cathi Colla
What systems do you use and would recommend for day-to-day administration of your practice? Our practice philosophy for any…
Zaha Hadid – No Compromise
Friday April 1, Australia. The morning’s news was not so much as a bad April Fools joke, but a sad…
What is Architecture, Mr Gehry?
On an overcast day in early January 2015, we find three representatives of ArchiTeam in Sydney. New developments in draft,…
What is Management Liability Insurance?
“I don’t need another Liability policy, I already have Public & Products Liability Insurance?” “Surely, my Professional Indemnity policy already…
Victorian Construction Professionals under scrutiny
A recent surge in un-litigated complaints from home owners in Melbourne’s outer suburbs coupled with a largely unheralded decision in…
Understanding Your Professional Indemnity Insurance Cover
Features of the Allianz Australia Insurance Limited Professional Indemnity Insurance Architects wording The Allianz ArchiTeam Professional Indemnity policy offers a…