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Please contact customerservices lexology. The American Institute of Architects AIA published its first uniform contract for use between an owner and a contractor in AIA has issued standard contracts and forms for all stages of a construction project — from initial contract to substantial completion — and for a variety of different construction delivery methods. But with over different form documents — each containing its own unique alphanumeric identifier — keeping track of the AIA forms, and knowing which one may be most appropriate for you, can be difficult tasks.

Those tasks can be made easier by understanding the AIA Document numbering system. That system is as follows:. Click here to view the image. Each AIA document identifier begins with a letter. The Series are as follows:. The various types of documents, by number, are:. The second numerical digit describes the delivery system. The third and final numerical digit describes the document Sequence. After the letter and three numeric digits, each AIA document features a year identifying the edition of the document.

AIA generally revises its documents on a uniform year cycle. An updated suite of contract documents is currently scheduled for release in What the numbering scheme also reinforces, though, is how interrelated the various documents are.

When AIA contract documents and forms are used, careful attention should be given not only to modifications made to the individual documents, but how those modifications may affect other AIA documents used for the project. If you would like to learn how Lexology can drive your content marketing strategy forward, please email enquiries lexology.

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Back Forward. Share Facebook Twitter Linked In. Follow Please login to follow content. Register now for your free, tailored, daily legal newsfeed service. USA August 15 That system is as follows: Click here to view the image Each AIA document identifier begins with a letter. Can an architect be held liable for defects in construction? DFARS clause Looking for a lawyer? Use our powerful AI search functionality to accurately identify the right lawyer with the relevant experience and expertise to solve your specific legal issues.

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JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. For the best experience on our site, be sure to turn on Javascript in your browser. B, Agreement Between Owner and Consultant where the Owner contemplates using the design-build method of project delivery. The consultant, who may or may not be an architect or other design professional, may perform a wide ranging array of services for the owner, including programming and planning, budgeting and cost estimating, project criteria development services, and many others, commencing with initial data gathering and continuing through to post occupancy. Exhibit B provides a menu of briefly described services that the parties can select and augment to suit the needs of the project. Copyright Law and International Treaties.



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