Jul 2013 DepEd Part III PSIP-II Minimum Performance Standards & Specifications (MPSS)
The minimum performance standards and specifications (MPSS) is a useful tool for vertical infrastructure development as it describes the planning, design and operating and maintenance (O&M) requirements of a building without the actual plans or designs. This is best for public building projects.
Nov 2014 Property Development Brief (PDB)
The use of the property development brief (PDB) was promoted by the 2006-12 Professional Regulatory Board of Architecture (PRBoA) as it can allow the Philippine (PH) architect to fully describe a project without having to draw a single line. The PDB is a useful tool for the analyses of building and resource requirements.
Documents Guide (2.5-storey Residential Building Project)
The Documents Guide for a 2.5-storey residential building project was initially developed by the 2006-12 Professional Regulatory Board of Architecture (PRBoA) as a basic architectural documents checklist, which was later expanded to include the engineering disciplines outputs to attain a complete set of building plans.
2004 CIAP Document 102 (Private Construction Contract)
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Construction Industry Authority of the Philippines (CIAP) Document 102 is primarily a guide to private construction contracts, especially to help prevent unnecessary claims, change orders, construction mediation or arbitration and litigation.
PRC professional identification card (PIC)
As specifically stated in R.A. No. 8981, the PRC Modernization Act of 2000, the professional identification card (PIC) issued by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) is not the license to practice a State-regulated profession. The term license actually refers to the Certificate of Registration (CoR), which can only be suspended or revoked for cause and only after due process.
2011 University of the Philippines System (UPS) MMME Design Brief
The Design Brief is another tool that describes a building project in great detail and that becomes the official basis for the subsequent preparation of the required architectural plans and designs, which in turn are the bases of the building’s engineering layouts and details.