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

Public contracting authority. A concept in public procurement law in France from which Law n° 85-704 of July 12, 1985 (MOP Law) derives.

Client (MOA) The contracting authority is a natural person (individual or professional) or a private (company or association) or public (the State or a local authority) legal person who supports the financing of the building or infrastructure project. It is the project owner who chooses the project manager to pilot the project.

Project Manager (MOE)
The project manager or project manager is the natural or legal person chosen by the contracting authority for the operational management of the works in terms of costs, deadlines and technical choices, all in accordance with a contract and specifications. project expenses.

poor workmanship
Defect or imperfection in the manufacture of something, the realization of a work. What every architect flees from

Scale model of a building, a vehicle, a city, a work. Result of meticulous and detailed work, the model is often admired and very satisfying to analyze. Today replace by the digital model (BIM) produced using computer-aided design software.

Design-build is a contract in which a contractor is responsible for the design and construction of a project according to a program provided by the owner.

Public markets
Remunerated administrative law contract between a public body and a supplier or service provider to meet the needs of a public body in terms of works, supplies or services

The margin in financial terms, corresponds to the difference between income and expenses. It is what is left after having removed all the fixed and variable costs of a company, it is the money gained on a commercial operation, on the sale of a product or for a company. Also, the margin can be a white space around a text, an image...

The various materials necessary for the construction (of a building, a work, a piece of furniture, a machine).

Formal notice
The formal notice is the act by which a creditor (person to whom we owe a debt) asks his debtor (person having an obligation towards another or person owing money) to perform its obligations (pay a sum of money, finish work, deliver a purchased product, etc.). The debtor will be put in default and will receive the documents of formal notice.