Remote Work

Social Distancing and Working Remotely

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We're gathering tools to help Members and Firms

As we all respond to the rapidly changing guidelines to keep ourselves, our employees, our families and our communities safe, we need to change how we work AIA Wisconsin is curating tools to assist you. Check back often. Have a link to contribute? Send it to Please use subject "Remote Tips."

The Small Business 2020 Program provides funds to Wisconsin-based Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) to make grants of up to $20,000 to existing loan clients to mitigate short-term cash flow issues and protect jobs and public health in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

AIA COVID-19 Member Resources

How to Apply for Paycheck Protection Program Loans – Available April 3rd

Important Information for Employers on Titles II and III of the Cares Act

State is requiring "essential" businesses to have a written "COVID-19 Response Plan." Click here for the actual web directive.

"As architects, we know that there is no higher responsibility – personally or professionally – than protecting the health, safety and welfare of each other and the communities we serve."  Robert Ivy, FAIA

NCARB Updates on testing, rescheduling and the rolling clock

Legal Issues

Work Continuity and the Remote Workplace

Wisconsin DSPS Ongoing Building Inspections

DSPS operations updates

Practice considerations: Manage your architecture firm's risk in response to COVID-19 (AIA Risk management)

Tips for Architects Working At Home During COVID-19   (ArchDaily)

Remote Work Tools and Resources (BSA)

ASAE: Remote Work During COVID-19: Human Resource and Technology Considerations, March 20

BSA | Virtual program: Architecture firms and remote work (Webinar) Recorded 3/17/2020Virtual Program: Remote Workflows + Collaboration Recorded 3/20/2020

Sample Telecommuting Policy

Tips From an Architect

An Architect’s Guide to Virtual Practice - AIATrust

Tips for Working Together when we Can’t be Together from IDEO

How to Build a Remote Work Policy (+9 Questions to consider)

Article: How to manage remote employees successfully

COVID-19 has Us Thinking about the Remote Workspace

Tips for Working Remotely from Steelcase


Best Practices

Small Business Support

Business Issues

CES Opportunities

Shout out to our contributors: AIA, AIA California, Boston Society of Architects, AIATrust

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