Standards of Professional Practice

Standards of Professional Practice (SPP) is a required document under Sec. 41 of A. No. 9266 (The Architecture Act of 2004) and its Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR), which states that: 

SECTION 41. Implementing Rules and Regulations. - Within sixty (60) days after the effectivity of this Act, the Board, subject to the approval of the Commission and in coordination with the integrated and accredited professional organization, shall adopt and promulgate such rules and regulations, Code of Ethical Conduct and Standards of Professional Practice, to carry out the provisions of this Act and which shall be effective fifteen (15) days following their publication in the Official Gazette or in two (2) major daily newspapers of general circulation.


Standards of Professional Practice

  SPP Documents (Annex A) click here
SPP No. 201 SPP on Pre-Design Services click here
SPP No. 202 SPP on Regular Design Services click here
SPP No. 203 SPP on Specialized Architectural Services click here
SPP No. 204-A SPP on Full Time Supervision Services  click here
SPP No. 204-B SPP on Construction Management Services  click here
SPP No. 205 SPP on Post-Construction Services  click here
SPP No. 206 SPP on Comprehensive Architectural Services  click here 
SPP No. 207 SPP on Design-Build Services  click here
SPP No. 208 SPP on Architectural Design Competition  click here

Architects Guidelines

Architects Guidelines (as published in the Official Gazette click here

Original UAP Documents 200-208

 1 As issued in Year 1979 click here

Other Reference Materials

 1 UAP Documents 301 - General Conditions  click here

International Reference Materials

Guidelines for the UIA Accord on Recommended International Standards of Professionalism in Architectural Practice Policy on Ethics and Conduct click here