AIA updates construction management contract documents

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The AIA's revisions address the larger industry trend of early collaboration in preconstruction and integrated project delivery methods

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. And while each of the core sets of documents are updated every 10 years, what is most significant about this update is the new AIA Document E204™ – 2017, Sustainable Projects Exhibit.

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AIA releases latest 2030 Commitment results

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Architects and engineers participating in the AIA’s 2030 Commitment are reporting the greatest reduction in predicted energy use (pEUI) in the program’s 10-year history.

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AIA Digital Documents

Collaborative Construction

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.

AIA releases new, updated sustainable project documents

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The American Institute of Architects ( AIA ) recently released new, updated AIA contract documents to support businesses to reach sustainability goals and programming

AIA index points to major downturn in commercial construction

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The record decline in billings reflects how quickly business conditions have changed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and portends a grim outlook

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AIA: Design service billings experience 'substantial' decrease in July report

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Kermit Baker, the AIA's chief economist, said six months of billing and project activity declines could mean that the design industry is "facing some headwinds" for the first time since its expansion started in 2012

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Four projects receive 2020 AIA/ALA Library Building Award

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AIA issues tools for reducing risk of COVID-19 transmission in buildings

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The American Institute of Architects ( AIA ) released new resources to support employers, public officials, and design professionals with re-occupying buildings more safely after COVID-19 shutdowns

AIA launches landmark initiative to drive climate action

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The American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Board of Directors has approved a landmark resolution —championed by AIA members—that defines immediate and long-term efforts to engage the architectural profession in the fight against climate change

Updated AIA contracts clarify the role of construction managers

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15, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) plans to release its new and updated Construction Manager as Constructor (CMc) family of contract documents. Next February, the AIA will release its updated Construction Manager as Adviser (CMa) family of documents. On Nov. These documents get updated on a 10-year revision cycle

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%

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

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AIA Chicago Members, Board Boost Battle Over Ousted Leader

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Petitioners seeking rehire of veteran chief Zurich Esposito set Sept. 25 chapter vote on the issue, but board claims outcome will be advisory only

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 offers retail and office 3D models for reducing risk of COVID-19 transmission

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The American Institute of Architects ( AIA ) has released strategies and 3D models for retail stores and office spaces to help businesses reopen more safely during the COVID-19 pandemic

Developers and owners can now join AIA 2030 Commitment

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The American Institute of Architects (AIA) now welcomes developers and owners to join its 2030 Commitment with the goal of creating carbon neutral buildings, developments, and major renovations by 2030

AIA updates Interiors Contract Documents

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The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has released six revised contract documents designed for interior construction projects. The new interior contract documents will allow architects to better understand risks and responsibilities associated with designing building interiors, according to an AIA news release.

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 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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Majority Vote Fails to Recommend Rehiring Ousted AIA Chicago Executive

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4,000-Member architects association chapter holds meeting to discuss controversy over the dismissal of its 14-year leader. A vote to recommend rehire failed with 149 yes votes, 104 no votes and 57 abstentions

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AIA Chicago Members, Board Boost Battle Over Ousted Leader

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Petitioners seeking rehiring of veteran EVP Zurich Esposito set Sept. 25 chapter vote on the issue, but board claims outcome will be advisory only

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 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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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 Digital Practice Documents Also available, at the link, a Guide and Commentary on AIA Digital Practice Documents, another document worthy of review.

AIA selects recipients for the 2020 Regional & Urban Design Awards

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The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is recognizing four projects with its 2020 Regional & Urban Design Awards. The 2020 Regional & Urban Design program recognizes the best in urban design, regional and city planning and community development. The five-member jury evaluates each submission based on how well the design addresses environmental, social, and economic issues through sustainable strategies.

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. Department of Energy and its counterpart in Canada started promoting cost-effective, “passive” energy-conservation measures—insulating buildings better, halting air leakage in the envelope, installing energy-efficient glazing.

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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. With construction spending continuing on an upward trajectory, 2016 can be considered a successful year for the nonresidential building sector.

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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. The award recognizes a firm that has consistently produced distinguished architecture for at least 10 years

AIA selects seven projects for Healthcare Design Awards

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COMING SOON: Architectural glass mutates as building teams innovate [AIA course]

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This AIA course is coming soon. Please check back in late October. Apologies for the delay.

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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 AIA Associates Award is given to individual Associate AIA members to recognize outstanding leaders and creative thinkers for significant contributions to their communities and the architecture profession. The recipients will be honored at the AIA Conference on Architecture 2018 in New York City. . .

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/HUD Secretary's Awards celebrate affordable, accessible, and well-designed housing

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NanaWall Systems debuts AcoustiFOLD at the AIA Conference

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AcoustiFOLD is currently on display at the AIA Conference for Architecture in Las Vegas Combing an acoustically separated aluminum framing and specialized gasketing with sound-enhanced glass, NanaWall’s AcoustiFOLD is the industry’s first floor-supported folding glass wall that can achieve up to STC 45 (ranges from STC 35 to STC 45) for commercial settings and interior spaces.

The New City project by Eric Owen Moss Architects receives AIA’s Twenty-five Year Award

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AIA Chicago Abruptly Announces Departure of Longtime Executive Director

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Chapter members organize to reinstate Zurich Esposito, the highest staff officer

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.

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. Selected from roughly 500 submissions, 23 recipients located throughout the world will be honored at the AIA 2015 National Convention and Design Exposition in Atlanta.

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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