Educational Event

ARE Cooperative

March 10, 2020
12:30 pm -2:00 pm CDT
At various Wisconsin locations.


AIA Wisconsin and Kahler Slater

This ARE guided study group will cover designated categories of content for the conversation to focus on at each meeting.




Green Bay

5 – Building Systems

Tuesday, January 28

·     Mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems and their applicability.

·     Structural systems and their integration with code requirements and use of a building.

·     Architectural coordination with and between all building systems.

6 – Project Documentation

Tuesday, Feb 18

·     Review the purpose and scope for all methods of documentation during all project phases from proposals to final completion.

·     Includes notes, drawings, project manual, construction changes, punch lists, submittals and field reports, plus much more.

7 – AIA Contracts

Tuesday, March 10

·     Identify and navigate the standard suite of AIA contracts.

·     Understand the contractual connection between all parties within a project delivery method.

·     Discuss contract lexicon.

8 – Project Management

Tuesday, March 31

·     Expand on the unique role and responsibility of a project manager.

·     Handling internal resource management, external consultant coordination, project budgeting & estimating, and quality control relative to the project delivery method.

·     Reviewing and applying 3rd party reports and sustainability goals to a project.

9 – Business Management

Tuesday, April 21

·     Expand on the unique role and responsibility of a business owner or manager.

·     Understanding legal, ethical, and insurance requirements of business ownership and their risks.

·     Establishing systems for legal protections in an architectural office.


Registration is required.

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