AIA Releases 2017 Construction and Design Agreements
The American Institute of Architects has released several revised documents including the primary agreements between the owner and contractor and the owner and architect, reports Dickinson Wright PLLC.
The article on the firm’s website explains that any of the revisions are attempts to clarify existing provisions. A number of changes, however, are more significant.
The update covers general conditions of the contract for construction, such as building information modeling and digital data, evidence of owners’ financial arrangements and minor changes in the work.
It also discusses agreements between the owner and the contract, including assumptions, contractor progress payments and owner termination.
Topics also include the agreement between the owner and arthitect.