About AIA Project Delivery


Design Build is now Project Delivery
Formerly the Design-Build Knowledge Community we have expanded our focus to also address other project delivery methods. Design-Build remains an important component of our expanded focus, but is no longer our only focus. 

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Webinars & Events


Upcoming Events

Discover events, conferences, continuing education webinars and more from the AIA TAP Event Calendar. Local components are invited to send upcoming events for local TAP committees to tap@aia.org. 

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Upcoming Events

  1. Architecture Exchange East

    Wednesday, November 5 - Friday, November 7, 2014
    Richmond, VA, United States
  2. Webinar: A New Concept in Practice: Leading the Delivery Process

    Thursday, November 13, 2014, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM (Eastern Time (US & Canada))


Master Builder
The AIA Project Delivery Knowledge Community official electronic newsletter. Read the
latest issue.


Web Seminar Series
The Design-Build Web seminar series explored basic and advanced topics in the development and management of design-build firms and projects. Topics varied from design-build for the public institutions; integrated project delivery, and to how architectural firms established their design-build services.View a complete listing of webinar recordings. View a complete listing of webinar recordings.  View the PD playlist on Youtube


Owner-Driven IPD: Putting Theory into Practice: Phil Bernstein, VP, Industry Strategy and Relations, Autodesk AEC 

Design-Build in the U.S. and the UK AIA Design-Build Summit 2007: Doing Great Design

AIA PodNet  or subscribe to the series on iTunes.

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PD is an active member of the Center for Integrated Practice. Find more resources related to integrated project delivery, collaboration, and technology at our CIP website.

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The Architect's Handbook of Professional Practice, 15th Edition Now Available

The Architect's Handbook of Professional Practice is an indispensable resource for anyone practicing architecture. The book covers all aspects of architectural practice, including legal, financial, marketing, management, and administrative issues. The new edition has significantly revised content to reflect the changing nature of the business of architecture related to the impact of integrated practice.

The 15th edition features nearly two-thirds new content and covers all aspects of contemporary practice, including updated material on:

• Small firm practice and project delivery methods such as IPD and architect-led design build

• Career development and licensure for emerging professionals and state-mandated continuing education for established architects

• Business management topics such as organizational development, marketing, finance, and human resources

• Research as an integrated aspect of architectural practice, featuring such topics as evidence-based design and research in a small firm context

PD Discussion Forum

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    Overseas Trade Missions

    Posted in: Project Delivery

    I am curious to know if anyone has been part of a trade mission overseas to promote Architectural services. AIA has organized those to India and Brazil in the recent past. One thing I am learning is...

  • Mr. Brian Palmquist, Intl. Assoc. AIA

    RE: The future of the architecture firm: Big or...

    Posted in: Project Delivery

    Sean and Michael, I agree to some extent with both of your analyses, but I feel there is another element that reflects poorly on the boomers (of whom I am one). As a generation of practitioners, especially...

Project Delivery Blog

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    Getting Bullish On P3

    As I sat lodged in my club chair across the desk from one of best friends and an up and coming financial advisor - who's...

    1 person recommends this.
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    Traditional Project Delivery Method includes Additional CA Services for Better Results

    Even traditional project delivery methods have room for alternatives. Take mOrphosis, for example. Aleksander Tamm-Seitz,...

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    Project Delivery in the 21st Century

    Why is it that whenever I ask a licensed architect why he or she is doing something a certain way, the answer is usually...

    4 people recommend this.

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