This guide is written as a companion to the following AIA Contract Documents:
This guide is intended to examine relationships and issues that occur when two architects provide professional services on a project.
This guide specifically focuses on scenarios where a Design Architect works alongside, or in tandem with, an Architect of Record and discusses some of the risks that the architects may face in such scenarios.
While this guide is a primer on common issues and risks associated with dual-architect projects, it is not an exhaustive list of all aspects, issues, and risks. This guide also provides instructions and commentary about the above-referenced documents.