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NEW IN 2015

The fall 2015 documents release includes the following new documents:


G741™–2015, Change Order – Design-Build Project

G742C™–2015, Application and Certificate for Payment – Contractor variation

G742S™–2015, Application and Certificate for Payment – Subcontractor variation

G743C™–2015, Continuation Sheet – Contractor variation

G743S™–2015, Continuation Sheet – Subcontractor variation

G745™–2015, Change Directive – Design-Build Project


C103™–2015, Owner/Consultant Agreement

C201™–2015, Consultant’s Services: Land Survey

C202™–2015, Consultant’s Services: Geotechnical Engineering

Read fall 2015 document FAQs and view diagrams of contract relationships.

AIA Document Synopses

By project type or delivery method: Conventional (A201) family, Construction Manager as Adviser (CMa) family, Construction Manager as Constructor (CMc) family, Design-Build family, Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) family, Interiors family, International family, Program Management family and Small Projects family, plus Digital Practice Documents and Contract Administration/Project Management Forms.

Descriptions of document families, diagrams of contract relationships, a list of documents by family, and comparisons of owner/architect and owner/contractor agreements in the Conventional (A201) family, highlighting provisions that distinguish one document from another.

By document use or purpose: A-Series Owner/Contractor (O/C) Agreements, B-Series Owner/Architect (O/A) Agreements, C-Series Other Agreements, D-Series Miscellaneous Documents, E-Series Exhibits, and G-Series Contract Administration/Project Management Forms. View a list of documents by series.

Free Documents and Guides

AIA documents to download free of charge: A521 Uniform Location of Subject Matter, B106 O/A Agreement for Pro Bono Services, D101 Methods of Calculating Areas and Volumes of Buildings, and G612 Owner’s Instructions to the Architect.; D503, Guide for Sustainable Projects; AIA Guide, Instructions and Commentary to the 2013 Digital Practice Documents; and Guide to AIA Contract Documents for Small Projects: Resources for Small Project Practitioners, including Small Firms, Sole Practitioners and Custom Residential Architects.

Amendments and Supplementary Conditions

Guides for amending or supplementing AIA owner/architect (O/A) and owner/contractor (O/C) agreements: A503 Supplementary Conditions; A533 Supplementary Conditions, CMa Edition; B503 Amendments to O/A Agreements; and B509 Supplementary Conditions to AIA Document B109—Condominium Projects. See bridge amendments to B141 and B151 O/A Agreements (expired 2009).


Topics include design-build, small projects, sustainability, residential architecture, claims and disputes, government projects, and ConsensusDOCS. Recently added, The AIA Describes Updated and Expanded Design-Build Documents Family, by Susan Van Bell, Esq., Senior Director and Counsel, AIA Contract Documents Content.

View a full list of ARTICLES.


AIA Documents A201 General Conditions, B101 Owner/Architect Agreement, C191 Multi-Party Agreement for IPD, D503 Guide for Sustainable Projects (with commentary on the AIA sustainable projects documents), AIA Bond Forms (A310 and A312), and the 2013 AIA Digital Practice Documents.


Current and former editions of selected documents including A101–2007/97 owner/contractor, B101(B151) owner/architect, and A401–2007/97, contractor/subcontractor agreements; A132(A101CMa) owner/contractor and B132(B141CMa) owner/architect agreements, CMa editions; A133(A121CMc) and A134(A131CMc) owner/construction manager as constructor (CMc) agreements; A201–2007/97 and A232(A201CMa) general conditions; and AIA Bond Forms (A310 and A312).

Basic and sustainable projects (SP) versions of A101/A101 SP and A132/A132 SP O/C agreements; B101/B101 SP and B132/B132 SP O/A agreements, CMa editions; A133/A133 SP and A134/A134 SP O/CMc agreements; and A201/A201 SP and A232/A232 SP general conditions.

View a full list of COMPARISONS, including AIA document comparisons for SUSTAINABLE PROJECTS.

Other Reference Material

AIA document numbering system; lists of AIA documents by family (A201, CMa, Design-Build, etc.) and series (O/A agreements, O/C agreements, etc.); and information about availability in AIA Contract Documents® software, in paper from local distributors, and from AIA Documents on Demand®.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about AIA Contract Documents, recent modifications to AIA documents, and lists of retired (since 2007) and expired (since 1888) documents.


For questions about the content of specific documents, which document to use, or how to complete a document, call (202) 626-7526 or contact Also visit the AIA Contract Documents Knowledge Base, which answers some 500 questions about purchasing documents, using AIA Contract Documents® software, and selecting and understanding AIA documents and forms. Visit DOCUCATION, the Contract Documents training and education portal, for podcasts, Webinars and on-demand courses.


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