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.

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 selects seven individuals to receive the 2018 Associates Award

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The American Institute of Architects (AIA) have selected seven Associate AIA members to receive the 2018 Associates Award. The recipients will be honored at the AIA Conference on Architecture 2018 in New York City. . .

AIA selects seven projects for Healthcare Design Awards

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The American Institute of Architects (AIA)

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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 Digital Practice Documents for Review

Collaborative Construction

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.

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

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

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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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.

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 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

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

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.

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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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 Colorado Presents Annual Design Awards

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AIA Colorado recognized 36 projects across the state for design excellence

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

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

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New AIA contract document for facility support services released

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AIA Document B210–2017 is meant to be added to owner-architect agreements where architects provide services including building certification assistance, maintenance management services, digital facility management system operation, and ongoing commissioning services.

AIA releases updated edition of its A201 flagship documents

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The American Institute of Architects (AIA) recently released the 2017 edition of the A201 family of documents. This release includes updated versions of the AIA’s flagship documents developed for the design-bid-build delivery model.

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 Colorado Presents 2017 AIA10 Awards for Young Architects

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The annual awards honor the state’s best design work from emerging professionals who are AIA members

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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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

Accommodating movement in building envelope materials [AIA course]

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We may think of the building envelope as an inanimate object, but in reality its components can be quite mobile.

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.

AIA Colorado Presents Annual Honor Awards

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AIA Colorado says that the Honor Awards recognize firms and individuals who are setting examples in both design and leadership in the state

AIA’s Kermit Baker: Five signs of an impending upturn in construction spending

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However, quite the contrary, the AIA Consensus Construction Forecast panel is projecting a modest pick-up in the growth rate, and another solid performance in 2019.

AIA course: Multifamily security design tips

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Four certified security professionals offer 38 tips on how to keep your next rental or condominium project as safe as possible. This course will discuss major security-related principles in the design and construction of multifamily projects.

The AIA Innovation Award Recipients have been selected

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The American Institute of Architects (AIA) TAP/CCA Innovation Award honors 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. The AIA’s Technology in Architectural Practice (TAP) Knowledge Community, in collaboration with the Construction Con

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

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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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Cutting-edge designs receive AIA's Education Facility Design Award

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The American Institute of Architects' (AIA) Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE) is recognizing ten projects with its Education Facility Design Awards for state-of-the-art designs of schools and learning centers. . This year’s jury selected eight facilities for its Awards of Excellence and two projects for its Awards of Merit