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AIA Digital Practice documents may be used for any projects involving digital data or Building Information Modeling. AIA Document C106™ provides a licensing agreement for transmission of digital data when not included in the prime agreement. AIA Documents E201™ and E202™ are exhibits that establish protocols for managing digital data and Building Information Modeling. These documents can be used on small to large projects.
This list of AIA Contract Documents by family includes information about document availability in AIA Contract Documents® software (for architects, attorneys, contractors, or owners or developers), in paper from local distributors, or from the Web-based AIA Documents on Demand® service.
C106–2007, Digital Data Licensing Agreement
AIA Document C106™–2007 serves as a licensing agreement between two parties who otherwise have no existing licensing agreement for the use and transmission of digital data, including instruments of service. AIA Document C106–2007 defines digital data as information, communications, drawings, or designs created or stored for a specific project in digital form. AIA C106 allows one party to (1) grant another party a limited non-exclusive license to use digital data on a specific project, (2) set forth procedures for transmitting the digital data, and (3) place restrictions on the license granted. In addition, C106 allows the party transmitting digital data to collect a licensing fee for the recipient’s use of the digital data.
E201–2007, Digital Data Protocol Exhibit
AIA Document E201™–2007 is not a stand-alone document, but must be attached as an exhibit to an existing agreement, such as the AIA Document B101™–2007, Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Architect, or A101™–2007, Agreement Between Owner and Contractor. Its purpose is to establish the procedures the parties agree to follow with respect to the transmission or exchange of digital data, including instruments of service. AIA Document E201–2007 defines digital data as information, communications, drawings, or designs created or stored for a specific project in digital form. E201 does not create a separate license to use digital data, because AIA documents for design or construction, to which E201 would be attached, already include those provisions. Parties not covered under such agreements should consider executing AIA Document C106™–2007, Digital Data Licensing Agreement.
E202–2008, Building Information Modeling Protocol Exhibit
AIA Document E202™–2008 is a practical tool for managing the use of building information modeling (BIM) across a project. It establishes the requirements for model content at five progressive levels of development, and the authorized uses of the model content at each level of development. Through a table the parties complete for each project, AIA Document E202–2008 assigns authorship of each model element by project phase. E202 defines the extent to which model users may rely on model content, clarifies model ownership, sets forth BIM standards and file formats, and provides the scope of responsibility for model management from the beginning to the end of the project. Though written primarily to support a project using integrated project delivery (IPD), E202–2008 may also be used on projects delivered by more traditional methods. E202 is not a stand-alone document, but must be attached as an exhibit to an existing agreement for design services, construction or material. NOTE: E202 is available in AIA Contract Documents software, but is not available in print.
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