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Overview of A201-2007

Podcast: 2006/06/28 - 22:54

Presenters: Phil Simon, Managing Director, Marketing & Promotion and Michael J. Stransky, FAIA






Michael J. Stransky, FAIA
Stransky is president of Gillies Stransky Brems Smith Architects, a 75-person firm with offices in Salt Lake City and Fort Worth. The firm's work includes traditional architecture, planning, interior design, and landscape architecture for justice, religious, military, health-care, single-family housing, industrial, and sports facilities.

Stransky served from 1994 to 1997 on the National Architectural Accrediting Board. He also served as Western Mountain Region Director on the AIA Board from 1991 to 1993 and as vice president in 1994. His AIA Board service included liaison to the Government Affairs and Federal Agency Liaison committees as well as membership on the General Services Administration Advisory Board. He was president of the Utah Society of Architects in 1989, having previously served as secretary/treasurer. He also served as president of the AIA Salt Lake City Chapter.

A former chair of the AIA Documents Committee, Stransky was a principal drafter of AIA Document B141TM–1997, “Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Architect with Standard Form of Architect's Services.” He currently serves as chair of the AIA Documents Committee task group responsible for drafting the 2007 revision to AIA Document A201TM, “General Conditions of the Contract for Construction.”

Michael Stransky, FAIA, president of Gillies Stransky Brems Smith Architects, discusses the revised AIA Document A201TM–2007, “General Conditions of the Contract for Construction,” with Phil Simon, AIA managing director, marketing and promotion. The AIA revises its principal owner-contractor agreements on a 10-year cycle. With each revision, the AIA Documents Committee strives to update documents to current practice and maintain an appropriate allocation of risk among the parties. This podcast offers the opportunity to learn about AIA Document A201TM–2007 in anticipation of their release in November 2007.



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