présynthèse architecturale

09:29 Sep 11, 2018
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French to English translations [PRO]
Construction / Civil Engineering / Architect\'s agreement
French term or phrase: présynthèse architecturale
Under a 'contrat de maîtrise d'œuvre', an architect is responsible for the following: 'la conception architecturale et technique des ouvrages composant le Programme, de la réalisation de l'ensemble des études nécessaires à la conception et à la réalisation dudit Programme, de la coordination des Intervenants, de la **présynthèse architecturale** et de la planification des études, de la préparation des documents administratifs, de la validation architecturale des ouvrages composant le Programme, du contrôle architectural en phase d’exécution ...". I'd be grateful if someone could suggest whether this is something to do with preliminary architectural designs or whether there is a specific technical term. Thanks in advance if you're able to help!
Sarah Russell
United Kingdom
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4Preliminary Architectural Report
Ben Gaia
3Pre-design phase
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Pre-design phase

This seems to be the prevalent term on architects' sites.

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neutral  Daryo: so if there is an epidemic of using this term it proves what exactly?
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Preliminary Architectural Report

I read présynthèse as being a gathering together of preliminary information, ie a preliminary report. So if architecturale is the adjective, that makes it a Preliminary Architectural Report. With capitals if it's an important one or a list of duties in a job description.

Note added at 8 hrs (2018-09-11 18:02:24 GMT)

Ben Gaia
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Personally, I'm not sure about the answer arrived at but it's a start
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Asker: Mmm, thanks for pointing this out. I'm not sure about it either so will wait and see if anyone else can help.

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agree  philgoddard: Though I don't agree with the answer - none of the references proves anything.
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neutral  Daryo: can't see anything useful in there - Asker found refs about "synthèse" not "présynthèse" and the answer is completely à côté de la plaque
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