Second-class architectsPrefectural governorUnder the license of, a superintendent of a second-class architect performs duties such as design and construction supervision (Article 2, Paragraph 3 of the Architect Law). Specifically, he is engaged in the design and construction supervision of the minimum required buildings for daily life, such as wooden buildings of a certain size or less, and reinforced concrete structures.
The limits of design and construction supervision by a second-class architect are as follows (naturally, a first-class architect can also perform the supervision).
- Dedicated to pre-school and extra curricular-hospital-theater-Movie theater・ Public hall, meeting place ・Department storePublic buildings such asareaLess than 500m²
- Wooden buildingOr the height of the building is 13m or the height of the eaves does not exceed 9m
- Reinforced concrete, steel, masonry, brick tile, concrete block or unreinforced concrete building or part of the building with a total area of 30m² – 300m², height of 13m or eaves height of 9m or less
- Buildings with a total area of more than 100m² (or 300m² for wooden buildings) or with three or more floors (However, Article 3-3, Paragraph 2Prefectures OfOrdinanceThere is a provision that the size can be set separately by the
In other words, wooden住宅Also, it is possible to design and supervise the construction of small-scale reinforced concrete buildings (with a total area of 300 m² or less).