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  327.091.  Practice of architecture defined. — 1.  The practice of architecture is the rendering of or offering to render services in connection with the design and construction of public and private buildings, structures and shelters, site improvements, in whole or part and including any additions or alterations thereto, as well as to the spaces within and the site surrounding such buildings and structures, which have as their principal purpose human occupancy or habitation.  The services referred to include consultation, design surveys, feasibility studies, evaluation, planning, aesthetic and structural design, preliminary design, drawings, specifications, technical submissions, and other instruments of service, the administration of construction contracts, construction observation and inspection, and the coordination of any elements of technical submissions prepared by others, including professional engineers, landscape architects, and other consultants that pertain to the practice of architecture.  A person shall be considered to be practicing architecture when such person uses the title "architect" or the terms "architect" or "architecture" or "architectural" alone or together with any words other than "landscape" to indicate or imply that such person is or holds himself or herself out to be an architect.  Only a person with the required architectural education, practical training, relevant work experience, and licensure may practice as an architect in Missouri.

  2.  Architects shall be in responsible charge of all architectural design of buildings and structures that can affect the health, safety, and welfare of the public within their scope of practice.


(L. 1969 S.B. 117, A.L. 1999 H.B. 343, A.L. 2014 S.B. 809, A.L. 2021 H.B. 273 merged with H.B. 476)

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