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 2019 Consensus Forecast: Nonresidential construction spending to rise 4.4%

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through 2019, according to a new consensus forecast from The American Institute of Architects (AIA Nonresidential construction spending on buildings is projected to grow by 4.4%

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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.

Payette honored with 2019 AIA Architecture Firm Award

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The Board of Directors and the Strategic Council of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) are honoring Boston-based Payette with the 2019 AIA Architecture Firm Award. . The annual AIA Architecture Firm Award is the highest honor the AIA bestows on an architecture practice.

AIA & Arup Healthier Materials Protocol: A Quick Guide

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In response, the AIA and Arup launched the Prescription for Healthier Building Materials: A Design and Implementation Protocol in Spring 2018, a comprehensive overview of the background, challenges, and solutions facing the building community in the healthy materials realm.

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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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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 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

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 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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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 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 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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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 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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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

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 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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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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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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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

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.

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 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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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.

2019 AIA Gold Medal awarded to Lord Richard Rogers, Hon. FAIA

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The Board of Directors and the Strategic Council of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) are honoring Lord Richard Rogers, Hon. FAIA, with the 2019 Gold Medal. .

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 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

16 things you should know about universal design [AIA course]

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Universal design is a term, and a mode of architectural practice, that is often misunderstood. At its core, universal design promotes design that can benefit all occupants and users of buildings, not just the elderly or persons with disabilities.

Lighting a Fire Under the AIA in a Crusade Against All Types of Workplace Abuse

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While attending the Juilliard School’s pre-college music division, Frances Halsband had an epiphany

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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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Product roundup: AIA show wrap-up

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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%

16 things you should know about universal design [AIA course]

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Universal design is a term, and a mode of architectural practice, that is often misunderstood. At its core, universal design promotes design that can benefit all occupants and users of buildings, not just the elderly or persons with disabilities.