New Sustainable Projects Exhibit in 2017 AIA Contract Documents

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Last week the American Institute of Architects released the 2017 edition of the A201 family of contract documents, including updated versions of the AIA’s documents developed for the design-bid-build delivery model.

AIA Digital Documents

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I wrote the summary of the AIA Digital Documents below a few years back but it responds well to recent questions I received regarding digital protocols generally. These AIA instruments provide a good starting place for understanding the legal landscape in construction from a digital perspective. When the AIA updates its digital suite of documents Collaborative Construction will review those new instruments. AIA Digital Documents Summary James L.

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AIA addresses industry nuances with 13 contract updates

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This round of revisions includes the option for a contractor and subcontractor to set terms and conditions for a deal with multiple scopes of work and updates to better address legal issues involved in joint ventures

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19 product innovations from the AIA 2018 convention

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Vacuum-insulated glass, high-gloss fiber cement, attack-resistant openings were among the new product launches at the 2018 AIA National Convention last month in New York. . .

AIA predicts nonresidential spending growth through 2019

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The Consensus Construction Forecast Panel said spending in the commercial/industrial sector will outpace institutional outlays by 2.2% in 2018, but that institutional will take the lead in 2019

AIA 2030 Commitment expands beyond 400 architecture firms

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The American Institute of Architects (AIA) today announced publication of

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Building passively [AIA course]

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The concept of “passive house” originated in North America in response to the OPEC oil embargo of 1973 and the subsequent energy crisis. At that time, the U.S.

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AIA or ConsensusDocs: Which standard contract best fits your project?

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Success on a construction project can rise or fall on the contract you choose. Remember, financial solvency often depends on it

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AIA Reports Healthy Outlook for Nonresidential Construction Market

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The post AIA Reports Healthy Outlook for Nonresidential Construction Market appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News eNews AIA Consensus Construction ForecastWASHINGTON, D.C.

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AIA Digital Practice Documents for Review

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The American Institute of Architects (AIA) recently published a draft set of Digital Practice Documents worthy of consideration by integrated teams interested in providing BIM enabled facilities and infrastructure in an integrated project delivery (IPD) environment.

AIA selects seven projects for Healthcare Design Awards

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AIA small firm report: Half of employees have ownership stake in their firm

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The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has produced the first-ever

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ABC, AIA and NAHB Economists Predict Industry Growth Through 2017

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The post ABC, AIA and NAHB Economists Predict Industry Growth Through 2017 appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News ABC AIA Construction growth NAHBWASHINGTON, D.C.

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Best in library design 2018: Six projects earn AIA/ALA library awards

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The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the American Library Association (ALA) are awarding six libraries with the 2018 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards for excellence in architectural design

Snow Kreilich Architects receives the 2018 AIA Architecture Firm Award

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The Board of Directors and the Strategic Council of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) voted for Snow Kreilich Architects to receive the 2018 AIA Architecture Firm Award. Snow Kreilich Architects will be honored at the AIA Conference on Architecture 2018 in New York City

AIA endorses building owner participation in cap-and-trade programs

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The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has joined with CO2toEE coalition to endorse building owner participation in carbon cap-and-trade programs. The aim is to make businesses and building owners eligible for reductions in carbon emissions resulting from their investments in energy efficiency. A cap-and-trade system limits the amount of pollution large corporations and utilities discharge

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Best in healthcare design 2018: Seven projects win AIA/AAH Healthcare Design Awards

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The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) is recognizing seven projects with its Healthcare Design Awards for cutting-edge designs that help solve aesthetic, civic, urban, and social problems while also being functional and sustainable

Collaborative Construction Blog: AIA Chicago Supporting IPD & BIM

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AIA Chicago Supporting IPD & BIM. Randy Deutsch is presenting at an AIA Chicago event tomorrow. AIA Chicago Supporting IPD & BIM. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Collaborative Construction Blog. Collaborative Construction Resources, LLC helps owners craft IPD procurement strategies that enable them to acquire BIM enabled infrastructure from integrated teams and helps those teams craft, negotiate and implement integrated agreements.

Risk Allocation: What AIA's New Standard Form Agreements Say

ENR Construction

The new AIA standard form agreements take a more expansive view of risk allocation

AIA???s Updated Design-Build Documents Highlight Some Best Practices

Best Practices Construction Law

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) recently released seven updated documents in its design-build family. AIA Documents Overview. Best Practices Contract Docs AIA Anne Gorham design build agreements Michael Bomba

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AIA takes a firmer stand on making schools safer with better design

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The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is becoming more proactive in its efforts to help school districts address violence.

AIA grants $100,000 to four Upjohn Research Initiative projects

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The jury for the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Upjohn Research Initiative is providing $100,000 in grants to

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23 projects win AIA's highest architecture award

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The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has selected the 2015 recipients of the Institute Honor Awards , the profession’s highest recognition of works that exemplify excellence in architecture, interior architecture, and urban design.

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AIA's 2018 Young Architects Award honors 18 recipients

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The American Institute of Architects (AIA) selected 18 recipients for the 2018 AIA Young Architects Award. The Young Architects Award recipients will be honored at the AIA Conference on Architecture 2018 in New York City. Young Architects are defined as professionals who have been licensed 10 years or fewer regardless of their age.

AIA contract document updates include new BIM, digital data provisions

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The AIA Documents Committee has revamped standard contract documents regarding Building Information Modeling (BIM) and other digital data. The first standard forms for BIM were released a decade ago, and much has changed regarding BIM practices since then.

AIA elevates 152 members and two international architects to the College of Fellows

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The 2018 Jury of Fellows from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) elevated

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AIA revises architect scope documents in latest contract form release

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The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has released the second part of the 2017 edition of the A201 design-bid-build family of documents. This release includes updated versions of the Architect Scope documents and many frequently-used AIA forms. “We

AIA releases new architect commissioning document

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The American Institute of Architects has released AIA Document C203 – 2017 Standard Form of Consultant’s Services: Commissioning. C203-2017 replaces B211-2007, Standard Form of Architect’s Services: Commissioning.

2018 AIA Gold Medal awarded to James Stewart Polshek

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The Board of Directors and the Strategic Council of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) voted today to award the 2018 AIA Gold Medal to James Stewart Polshek, FAIA. Polshek will be honored at the AIA Conference on Architecture 2018 in New York City

Product roundup: AIA show wrap-up

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AIA Colorado Presents Annual Design Awards

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AIA Colorado recognized 36 projects across the state for design excellence

AIA selects eight projects for National Healthcare Design Awards

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The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) has selected the recipients of the AIA National Healthcare Design Awards program. Washington, D.C. –

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AIA: Architectural salaries exceed gains in the broader economy

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per year from early 2015 levels, according to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2017 Compensation Report. As the U.S. economy continues to strengthen, compensation across all architectural staff positions averaged $84,000, up about 2.8%

AIA selects recipients for the 2017 Innovation Awards

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The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Innovation Awards honor new practices and technologies that will further enable project delivery and enhance data-centric methodologies in the management of buildings for their entire lifecycle, from design, to construction and through operations

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Updated AIA Disaster Assistance Handbook released with significant enhancements

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The American Institute of Architects (AIA) released a significantly enhanced version of its Disaster Assistance Handbook for architects, built environment professionals, municipal government officials, and emergency managers involved in disaster mitigation, preparation, response, and recovery

AIA selects four individuals to receive the 2017 Associates Award

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The American Institute of Architects (AIA) have selected four Associate AIA members to receive the 2017 Associates Award. The recipients will be honored at the 2017 AIA Conference on Architecture in Orlando. .

AIA TAP Event Highlights Owner's Desires

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Industry leaders have long understood that modeling building construction and operation using uniform information (BIM) improves construction quality while reducing costs, but last week's AIA Convention offered the first unequivocal, concise direction on future building industry data sharing." The AIA TAP Committee - which sponsored this parade of owners is led in part by Kimon Onuma who has long advocated the use of opens source neutral platforms for BIM data.

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Will AIA's Revised Contract Options Prompt More Insurance Coverage?

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In revising its standard form agreements, AIA calls out as optional additional coverage that could be added to builders' risk policies

Dallas architects recognized at 2016 AIA Dallas Built Design Awards

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The Dallas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Dallas) has selected four projects to receive 2016 Built Design Honor Awards, the highest recognition of works that exemplify excellence in built projects by Dallas architects. Two additional projects were awarded Juror Citations, both for their respective design and creative response toward program and site conditions

AIA selects 2016 Upjohn Research Initiative Projects

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The jury for the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Upjohn Research Initiative, a grant program that supports applied research that advances design and professional practice, has announced the five projects selected to receive grants

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