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Issues with architect - what to do?

Hello, hope someone can provide some guidance please!
We bought a new house in Geneva recently, and besides all the normal ordeal of dealing with a new construction, our architect is giving us a lot of trouble - From refusing to explain the costs he charges us, charging us extra without any previous notice, to arbitrarily deciding he wont deliver some of the work and we need to deal with it on our own.
Is there any place to understand what our rights are? Or any chamber of some kind to check is this is normal or to issue a complaint? Or should we go straight to lawyers of some kind?
This guy has turned the whole experience into a nightmare, and now we are dealing with several post-construction issues that we don't know how to handle
Thanks in advance for any advice!
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Old 08.11.2012, 00:23
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Re: Issues with architect - what to do?

The Inspectorat du Commerce of the Canton, Republic, State, (lol) of Geneve might be able to help or provide direction...

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Re: Issues with architect - what to do?

A few of these threads may help you. Welcome to the forum.

Architect fees nightmare

Ch architect fees

Any experience - House building and going over budget in Switzerland ?

Tips for working with an architecht?
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