Architect's glossary

Etudes d’esquisse (ESQ) 

Also called feasibility studies, phase aiming to establish more or less roughly imaged proposals taking into account the program, the specifications, the budget envelope and the regulatory constraints.


In regards to:

Phase dans le planning d’un architecte, faisant parti de la loi MOP.  Voici les phases de la loi MOP:


ESQ sketch studies
AVP pre-project studies
APS preliminary design studies
ODA final design studies
PRO project studies
EXE execution studies
SYN summary plans
VISA approval of the execution studies
ACT assistance to the project owner for the signing of works contracts
OPC scheduling, steering, coordination
TED management of the execution of works contracts
AOR for assistance during acceptance operations and during the year of the perfect completion guarantee
EP  preliminary studies
IAD  diagnostic studies

For more information you can visit: https://www.architectes.org/MOP