Law and professional responsibilities

lbarc2280  2022-2023  Bruxelles Saint-Gilles

Law and professional responsibilities
3.00 credits
30.0 h
Main themes
  1. Some basic principles of civil, public and administrative law (institutions, hierarchy of norms, legal concepts and associated effects, principles of civil liability, rules of evidence, principles of contracts, etc.)
  2. The hire contract and the resulting liability issues
  3. Some legal concepts of public works contracts and architectural services
  4. Some notions in real estate law
  5. Some notions in urban planning's law and territory's development.
Learning outcomes

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 This teaching unit enables students to identify the framework of their profession as an architect relating to property law in the wide sense of the term.
Specific learning outcomes:
By the end of this course, students will be able to identify and understand the nature of the main legal constraints involved in any building project and adopter a responsibly attitude towards the different stakeholders in the construction process (project manager, entrepreneur, neighbours, public authorities etc.).
Contribution to the learning outcomes reference network:
Build knowledge of architecture
Be familiar with and analyse the discipline's basic references
Place the action
  • Identify and analyse the paradigms on which the study is based according to various given methods and starting from various points of view
Make use of other subjects
  • Seek out other approaches, exchanges of views and ways of enhancing thinking about architecture
Adopt a professional attitude
  • Act as an independent player able to understand the framework of his/her mission, and the responsibilities towards third parties as well as his/her legal obligations
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Learning outcomes
Master [120] in Architecture (Bruxelles)

Master [120] in Architecture (Tournai) [International Master - in English]