Sample Proposal of Two-Storey Residential Structure

Proposed Two-Storey Residential Structure

General Requirements

A.    The work to be executed shall be done in accordance with the accompanying plans and specifications.
B.    All works to be done shall be in the best quality o workmanship under the supervision of an Architect or a Civil Engineer.
C.    The construction shall conform to all the requirements of the National building Code as well as the local rules and regulations of the city or municipality.
D.    Scope of Works

I.   Site Preparation

The building site shall be labeled according to the plans and cleared of rubbish, roots and other perishable and objectionable matters to a suitable sub grade.  All such unsuitable materials shall be removed from the building site and spread uniformly over the areas adjacent the proposed building, or otherwise disposed off s may be directed by the Architect or the Engineer in charge of the construction.

II.  Excavation

All excavations shall be made to grade indicated in the drawings, where the building site is covered with any kind of fill, the excavation for footings should be made deeper until the stratum for safe bearing capacity of the soil is reached.


After concrete for foundations reached the curing period to withstand pressure resulting from fills, the materials removed from excavations shall be used for backfills around them.

IV.Concrete Works

All concrete shall be mixed thoroughly until there is a uniform distribution of the cement and aggregates and should be deposited as nearly as practicable in its final position, care being taken to avoid segregation of the aggregates.

V. Proportioning of Concrete

All concrete works shall be done in accordance with the standard specifications for plain and reinforced concrete as adopted by the Government.  Cement to be used shall by HOLCIM Portland Cement or equivalent.

VI. Forms and Scaffoldings

All forms for concrete shall be properly braced or connected together so as to maintain the correct position and shapes of the concrete members.  Forms shall be constructed sufficiently tight to prevent bulging and seepage of water.

VII. Concrete Slab Floors on Fill

Concrete slabs on fill shall be poured on a gravel bed not less than 100mm thick.  Each concrete slab course to be poured shall not be more than one meter wide, and each course shall be poured alternately to the indicated floor finish.

VIII. Steel Reinforcing Bars

All steel reinforcing bars to be used in the construction shall consist of round deformed bars with lugs projection on their sides to provide a greater bond between the concrete and the steel.

IX. Masonry

Concrete hollow blocks to be used in this project shall be 5 inches thick.

X. Finishes

Interior walls shall be of Smooth Plain Cement Plaster finish unless otherwise specified in the plans.

XI. Floor Finishes

All materials to be used as floor finishes for the rooms shall be laminated flooring finish and general areas of the building shall be 0.60m x 0.60m Granite Tiles and approved equivalent.

XII. Tile Wall and Floor Finishes

The toilet and bathroom floors shall be finished with 0.20m x 0.20m ceramic tiles and approved equivalent.

XIII. Carpentry and Lumber

Lumber shall be approved quality of the respective kind required for the various parts of the work, self seasoned, thoroughly dried and free from large, loose, and unsound knots, spa, shakes, or other imperfections impairing its strength, durability and appearance.

XIV. Roofing

The roof shall be covered with 0.40mm color rib type roofing.  The roofing sheet shall be secured to the purlins.  Gutter will be Pre Painted Spanish Gutter.  All accessories must conform to standards of ASTM.  All overlaps and connections must be properly screwed and riveted.

XV. Doors and Windows

This section includes solid wood doors and hollow.  As in windows, it includes Aluminum Framed (analok) windows with ¼’ thick bronze glass.  Materials shall conform good quality and to be installed by the required fabricator and must comply with manufacturer’s specification and recommendations for installation of window units, hardware, operators and other components of the work.

XVI. Electrical Works

All electrical works shall be done in accordance with all applicable current edition of the Philippine Electrical Code and shall conform to requirement, agencies, and Power Company with jurisdiction over this project.  All works for this installation shall be done under the direct supervision of duly licensed Electrical Engineer or Master Electrician.

XVII. Plumbing Works

All plumbing works for this project shall be done in accordance with the approved plans and under the direct supervision and control of a licensed Sanitary Engineer or Master Plumber.

XVIII. Metal

For smooth fabrications exposed to view in the completed work provide materials with smooth, flat surfaces without blemishes

XIX. Painting

This section includes surface preparation and field painting of exposed exterior items and surface and exposed interior items and surfaces.

Archr. DDB
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