Translation in english to come... In the mean time, the glossary is in french 

Authorization to exercise project management in its own name. Since 2007, the holder of a State diploma in architecture must obtain this authorization before being able to register with the Order of Architects

The HQE (High Environmental Quality) approach is implemented to certify that a building meets certain standards in terms of ecology.

Hours entry
Period of time and measurement used in architecture for the constitution of a budget and for the valuation of the time spent on a project

Remuneration of a liberal profession. Can be freely defined (lawyer's fees for example), but certain fees are governed by regulations (percentage of work for an architect)