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Articles about claims and disputes, government projects, sustainability, residential architecture, small projects, ConsensusDOCS, integrated project delivery (IPD) and the 2007 AIA documents, by industry experts, AIA staff, and AIA Documents Committee members.

Claims and Disputes

How Can Contractors Minimize the Potential of Contract Documents Disputes,” by Ken Cobleigh, Managing Director and Counsel, AIA Contract Documents; from Construction Executive, February 2012.

Government Projects

Simplifying Government Projects Using Standard Contract Documents,” by Kenneth W. Cobleigh, Esq., Managing Director and Counsel, and Susan Van Bell, Esq., Director and Associate Counsel, AIA Contract Documents; from Buildings, October 2009.

Using Standard Contract Documents on Government Projects”, by Kenneth W. Cobleigh, Esq., Managing Director and Counsel, and Susan Van Bell, Esq., Director and Associate Counsel, AIA Contract Documents; form Construction Executive, February 2010.

Green Building/Sustainability

AIA Members Strive to Be ‘Legally and Ethically’ Green,
by Bill Quatman, FAIA, and Ryan Manies, AIA; from AIArchitect 15 (Jan. 11, 2008)

AIA Documents for Use on Sustainable Projects, by Susan Van Bell, Esq., Director and Associate Counsel, AIA Contract Documents Content; from 2 x 4 x 10, newsletter of Division 10 of American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry: Fall 2012.

AIA Guide for Sustainable Projects—What Bond Producers and Sureties Should Know, by Martha L. Perkins, Esq.; from NASBP Pipeline, National Association of Surety and Bond Producers: July/August 2011.

Residential Architecture

Following Along With Forms,” byline by Ken Cobleigh, Managing Director and Counsel, AIA Contract Documents; from construction-today.com, July 2011; about AIA Document B212™–2010, Standard Form of Architect’s Services: Regional and Urban Planning.

Small Projects

Five Provisions of Your Architectural Services Agreement,” by Ken Cobleigh, Managing Director and Counsel, AIA Contract Documents; from Entrepreneur Architect, March 3, 2013, about contract considerations for small projects.

ConsensusDOCS

The AIA Releases 2007 Editions of Its Construction Contract Forms Amid Competition from Upstart ‘ConsensusDOCS’ Forms, by Mathew R. Troughton

General Conditions: A Comparison of ConsensusDOCS and the Revised AIA Documents,
by Peter C. Halls

How Do the AIA Contract Documents and ConsensusDOCS Subcontract Forms Compare?
by Thomas Barfield

Whose Ox is Being Gored? A Comparison of ConsensusDOCS and AIA Form Construction Contract Agreements,
by Steven G.M. Stein and Ronald O. Wietecha

Integrated Project Delivery (IPD)

2008 AIA Documents Advance the Use of BIM and Integrated Project Delivery,
by Suzanne H. Harness, Esq., AIA

Accelerating Change,
by Paul Wilkinson

Integrated Project Delivery and BIM: Changing the Way the Industry Operates,
by Kenneth Cobleigh, Esq.; from AIArchitect 16 (May 22, 2009)

Integrated Project Delivery and Building Information Modeling: A New Breed of Contract,
by Brad C. Parrott and Michael B. Bomba, from PCI Journal, Fall 2010

The Newest of the New AIA's Integrated Project Delivery Agreements,
by Howard G. Goldberg, Esq.

Optimize BIM to Achieve the Promise of Integrated Project Delivery,
by Forrest R. Lott, AIA, LEED AP

2007 AIA Documents

2007 AIA Contract Documents: Key Issues of Interest to Owners,
by Suzanne Harness, Esq., AIA; and Kenneth W. Cobleigh, Esq.

2007 Revisions to AIA Contract Documents,
by Suzanne H. Harness, Esq., AIA

2007 Update to AIA Owner/Contractor Agreements,
by Ken Cobleigh, Esq., and Suzanne H. Harness, Esq., AIA

AIA 2007 Update: How does it affect Architects?
by James C. Jankowski, FAIA; Suzanne H. Harness, Esq., AIA; and Michael B. Bomba, Esq.

AIA’s 2007 Edition of A201: What Changes Are Ahead?
by G. William Quatman, Esq., FAIA; and Ryan M. Manies, Esq., AIA

Major Changes to the 2007 AIA Documents,
by Paul M. Lurie

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