Project Delivery Knowledge Community        

About Project Delivery

The AIA Project Delivery Knowledge Community (PDKC) promotes the architect’s leadership role in all project delivery methods by assembling and distributing knowledge and best practices for a variety of project delivery methods, e.g. design-build (DB), integrated project deliveries (IPD), and public-private partnerships (P3). 

Project Delivery Blog

  • Dear Project Delivery Knowledge Community (PDKC) members, Although were already into March, I want to wish you all ...

  • On Thursday, November 3rd, I will be giving a presentation with my partner, Pam Neckar, at the Texas Society of Architects' ...

  • Maximizing Success on Integrated Projects Everyone wants their project to succeed. Intuitively, having a collaborative ...

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PD Discussion Forum

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    Colleagues, Early this week Dodge Data & Analytics distributed a survey to AIA KC members. (See the description, below.) This survey is targeted to architects, and the intent is to determine whether ...

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    http://archplanbaltimore.blogspot.com/2017/04/p3-build-now-pay-more-later.html Archplanbaltimore P3: build now- pay more later The last article asked if ...


  • How do architects maximize impact of design?

    This is an interesting time to be a designer- architecture and the design process are widely celebrated, studied and referenced yet there is a great diversity in approaches and results. Therefore, AIA and Dodge Data and Analytics invite you to participate in research to identify why projects excel and provide empirical evidence.

    The survey is only open through August 16, so please participate as soon as possible.

  • AIAU course featuring Robert Bostwick

    "Building Team Cohesion: Positioning Architects as Leaders in Project Collaboration"

    Architects have the unique opportunity to create and sustain high-performance team cultures, and this course teaches valuable methodologies for structuring truly integrated, cohesive project teams. It provides the tools for creating a commitment-based culture, from boardroom to job site. Learn methods to build team cohesion through a shared common purpose and motivated with clear performance measures.

Latest Resources

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    This whitepaper was authored by Jeffrey Appelbaum and presented at the 2012 American Bar Association's ...

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    This is a brief, 10-page summary of AIA contract documents related to commonly used project delivery ...

Web Seminar Series

The 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 the webinar resources page for these and other archived webinars.