How the revised AIA Contract Documents will affect your practice

Every 10 years, AIA Contract Documents are reviewed and updated; find out what changes are in store for 2017.

Changes to the 2017 documents that will affect architects include a single Sustainable Project Exhibit that can be added to any AIA document to address the risks and responsibilities associated with sustainable projects; new agreements containing a fill point to prompt the parties to discuss and insert an appropriate “termination fee” for terminations for convenience; and an added evaluation provision by the architect if the contractor proposes an alternative means and methods.

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