There are many aspects to surveying, such as estate management, building surveying, quantity surveying, land surveying and town and country planning1. A surveyor is often employed to survey a building on behalf of a prospective purchaser. Building surveyors are commonly engaged to supervise work but unless they are undertaking a multi-disciplinary role within a project that includes design input, they rarely carry out design. When they do they are to be equated to architects and engineers. The branch of the profession most closely concerned with the letting and execution of contracts for major works of construction is that of
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