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Informed Consent

By Bill Schmalz, FAIA Download as a PDF below, or read it online > #ConstructionContractAdminstration #CCAWhitepaper #WhitePapers

Informed Consent.pdf



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Does it Really Matter? What Does the Project Delivery System Bring to the Success or Failure of the Project?

This whitepaper was authored by Jeffrey Appelbaum and presented at the 2012 American Bar Association's Forum on the Construction Industry.In just over 20 pages, this article provides a very useful summary of the key factors that characterize the most common project delivery methods. Appelbaum's...

ABA_Project Delivery Paper 2012-04-26.pdf


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AIA Contract Documents: Contract Relationship Diagrams, October 2015

This is a brief, 10-page summary of AIA contract documents related to commonly used project delivery methods, including IPD. There is a useful summary of "key attributes" for each PDM, Even more helpful are the contract relationship diagrams provided. These show the lines of contractual...

2015-10-01 AIA Contract Relationship Diagrams aiab094242(1).pdf



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Beware of substitutions dressed in RFI or submittal clothing

By Bill Schmalz, FAIA, and Yu-Ngok Lo, AIA Most architects know that a substitution, an RFI, and a submittal are distinct things, each with its own relationship to the owner-contractor agreement. Neither RFIs nor submittals should be used to change the design intent. Substitutions can, when...

Beware of substitutions dressed in RFI or submittal clothing_2017 edits.pdf


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Ready and Underway: The Owner’s Case for Commissioning

By Michael Plottel, AIAThe complexity of modern buildings often leaves owners figuratively at sea. “Did we really get everything we paid for?” and “How do we operate this thing?” are two questions that often linger long after the ribbon cutting. The answers “Yes, we did” and “Yes, we can” start...

Ready and underway The owner's case for commissioning.pdf


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If We Keep On Doing What We’ve Always Done…

By Dale Munhall, AIAReal progress in the construction industry will require changes that are far more fundamental than electronics and wishful thinking. Our history of risk-shifting and adversarial contractual terms needs to give way to real collaboration and teamwork, so take a look at 5 IPD...

If We Keep On Doing What We’ve Always Done.pdf


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To Architectural Interns: Preparing for the ARE Construction Documents Services

As an architectural intern who has recently graduated and is entering the profession, you are faced with some formidable challenges on your way to licensure. Since a good portion of the ARE’s Construction Document Services division tests you in topics many candidates are not familiar with, it...

ARE divisions Construction Documents and Services_R1.pdf