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A is suitable for large or complex projects. Description This standard form of agreement between owner and contractor is appropriate for use on large projects requiring a guaranteed maximum price, when the basis of payment to the contractor is the cost of the work plus a fee.
AIA Document A— is not intended for use in competitive bidding. AIA Document A— is for use on a project that is modest in size and brief in duration, and where payment to the contractor is based on a stipulated sum fixed price.
Although A and B share some similarities with other agreements, the Small Projects family should NOT be used in tandem with agreements in other document families without careful side-by-side comparison of contents. It is intended for use on medium-to-large sized projects where payment is based on either a stipulated sum or the cost of the work plus a fee, with or without a guaranteed maximum price.
These agreements are written for a stipulated sum, cost of the work with a guaranteed maximum price, and cost of the work without a guaranteed maximum price, respectively.
In addition to the contractor and the architect, a construction manager assists the owner in an advisory capacity during design and construction. The construction manager provides the owner with a guaranteed maximum price proposal, which the owner may accept, reject, or negotiate. To avoid confusion and ambiguity, do not use this construction management document with any other AIA construction management document.
A— employs the cost-plus-a-fee method, wherein the owner can monitor cost through periodic review of a control estimate that is revised as the project proceeds.
Exhibit B is not applicable if the parties select to use a stipulated sum. The Agreement requires the parties to select the payment type from three choices: A— with its attached exhibits forms the nucleus of the design-build contract. A— contains its own terms and conditions. A— obligates the contractor to perform the work in accordance with the contract documents, which include A with its attached exhibits, supplementary and other conditions, drawings, specifications, addenda, and modifications.
AIA Document A— primarily provides only the business terms and conditions unique to the agreement between the owner and contractor, such as compensation details and licensing of instruments of service. Under A—, the contractor provides a guaranteed maximum price. For that purpose, the agreement includes a guaranteed maximum price amendment at Exhibit A.
They set forth the rights, responsibilities, and relationships of the owner, contractor, and architect. Though not a party to the contract for construction between owner and contractor, the architect participates in the preparation of the contract documents and performs construction phase duties and responsibilities described in detail in the general conditions. Under A—, the construction manager serves as an independent adviser to the owner, who enters into a contract with a general contractor or multiple contracts with prime trade contractors.
A was renumbered in and was modified, as applicable, to coordinate with AIA Document A— A not only establishes the duties of the owner, architect and contractor, but also sets forth in detail how they will work together through each phase of the project: A requires that the parties utilize building information modeling.
Description An owner preparing to request bids or to award a contract for a construction project often requires a means of verifying the background, references, and b1552 stability of any contractor being considered.
These factors, along with the time frame for construction, are important for an owner to investigate.
Because subcontractors are often required to provide professional services on a design-build project, A provides for that possibility. It provides model language with explanatory notes to assist ais in adapting AIA Document A— to specific circumstances. A—, as a standard form document, cannot cover all the particulars of a project. Thus, AIA Document A— is provided to assist A— users either in modifying it, or developing a separate supplementary conditions document to attach to it. AIA Documents A— and A— should only be employed on projects where the construction manager is serving in the capacity of adviser to the owner and not in situations where the construction manager is also the constructor CMc document-based aka.
Like A—, this document contains suggested language for supplementary conditions, along with notes on appropriate usage. Specific instructions or special requirements, such as the amount and type of bonding, are to be attached to, or inserted into, A Services are divided traditionally into basic and additional services.
Basic services aja performed in five phases: This agreement may be used with a variety of compensation methods, including percentage of construction cost and stipulated sum. AIA Document B— is a standard form of agreement between owner and architect that contains terms and conditions and compensation details.
B— aaia that the owner will retain third parties to provide cost estimates and project schedules, and may implement fast-track, phased or accelerated scheduling. Services are divided along the traditional lines of basic and additional services. Basic services are based on five phases: This document may be used with a variety of compensation methods. AIA Document B— contains a compressed form of basic services with three phases: B— is intended for use with A—, which it incorporates by reference.
B is extremely abbreviated and is formatted more informally than other AIA agreements. AIA Document B— is intended for use in situations where the architect will provide limited architectural services qia connection with a single family residential project.
This document anticipates that the developer-builder will have extensive control over the management of the project, acting in a capacity similar to that of a developer or speculative builder of a housing project, and that the developer-builder is an entity that has experience with applicable residential building codes, selection of materials and systems, and methods of installation and construction. AIA Document B— was developed with the assistance of several federal agencies and contains terms and conditions that are unique to federally funded or federally insured projects.
B sets forth five traditional phases of basic services: Two other types of services are delineated in the document: B is structured so that either the owner or the architect may be the entity providing cost estimates.
B— ais terms and conditions that are unique to these types of projects. AIA Document B— uses the traditional division of services into Basic and Additional Services but adds a new Pre-Design Services article that includes items such as assessment of project feasibility, layout, and regulatory requirements.
B— is not intended for use on residential projects that will include a residential condominium unless specifically set forth in the initial information. If B— is used b1522 residential condominium projects, users should review and consider modifying B— Both AIA Documents B— and C— are based on the premise that one or more separate construction contractors will also contract with the owner.
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The consultant, who may or may not be an architect or other design professional, may perform a wide ranging array of services for the owner, including programming and planning, budgeting and cost estimating, project criteria development services, and many others, commencing with initial data gathering and continuing through to post occupancy. Exhibit B provides a menu of briefly described services that the parties can select and augment to suit the needs of the project.
The document is intended to clarify the assumptions, roles, responsibilities, and obligations of the parties; to provide a clear, narrative description of services; and to facilitate, strengthen, and maintain the working and contractual relationship between the parties. Also, since it is assumed that the U.
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The document is designed to assist U. AIA Document B— primarily provides b125 the business terms unique to the agreement between the owner and architect, such as compensation details and licensing of instruments of service. B— may be used in two ways: The programming services also include information gathering to develop performance and design criteria, and developing a final program of project requirements.
AIA Document B— may be used in two ways: The range of services the architect provides under this scope spans the life of the project and may require the architect to be responsible for preliminary surveys, applications for tax incentives, b52 for ais status, analysis of historic finishes, and other services specific to historic preservation projects. This scope requires the aua to identify and analyze the threats to a facility, survey the facility with respect to those threats, and prepare a risk assessment report.
This scope requires the architect to perform the traditional contract administration services while design services are provided by another architect. This scope provides a menu of choices of services, including initial existing condition surveys of the building and its systems, evaluation of operating costs, and code compliance reviews.
This scope provides a menu of choices of regional or urban planning services, grouped under four phases: Some provisions, such as a limitation of liability clause, further define or limit the scope of services and responsibilities. Other provisions introduce a different approach to a project, such as fast-track construction.
It provides model language with explanatory notes to assist users in adapting AIA Document B— for use on condominium projects. B—, b512 a standard form document, cannot address all of the unique risks of condominium construction. Thus, AIA Document B— is provided to assist B— users either in modifying it, or developing a separate supplementary conditions document to attach to it.
AIA Document B— is often used for planning, feasibility studies, and other services that do not follow the phasing sequence of services set forth in B— and other AIA documents. If construction administration services are b15 be provided using B—, which is not recommended, care must be taken to coordinate it with the appropriate general conditions of the contract for construction.
It is intended that the joint venture, once established, will enter into b52 agreement with the owner to provide professional services. The parties may be all architects, all engineers, a combination of architects and engineers, or another combination of professionals.
The document provides a choice between two methods of joint ais operation. The aiia profit or loss of the joint venture is divided between b1152 among the parties at completion of the project, based on their respective interests. AIA Document C— defines digital data as information, communications, drawings, or designs created or stored for a specific project in digital form.
AIA C allows one party to 1 grant another party a limited non-exclusive license to use digital data on a specific project, 2 set forth procedures for transmitting the digital data, and 3 place restrictions on the license granted. AIA Document C— provides the framework for a collaborative environment in which the parties operate in furtherance of cost and performance goals that the parties jointly establish. The non-owner parties are compensated on a cost-of-the-work basis. The compensation model is also goal-oriented, and provides incentives for collaboration in design and construction of the project.
Primary management of the project is the responsibility of the Project Management Team, comprised of one representative from each of the parties. The Project Executive Team, also comprised of one representative from each of the parties, provides a second level of project oversight and issue resolution.
The conflict resolution process is intended to foster quick and effective resolution of problems as they arise. This collaborative process has the potential to result in a high quality project for the owner, and substantial monetary and intangible rewards for the other parties. The sole purpose of the company is to design and construct a project utilizing the principles of integrated project delivery IPD established in Integrated Project Delivery: AIA Document C— provides the framework for a collaborative environment in which the company operates in furtherance of cost and performance goals that the members jointly establish.
To obtain project funding, the company enters into a separate agreement with the owner. To design and construct the project, the company enters into separate agreements with the architect, construction manager, other non-owner members, and with non-member consultants and contractors. The compensation model in the non-owner member agreements is goal-oriented and provides incentives for collaboration in design and construction of the project, and for the quick and effective resolution of problems as they arise.
This highly collaborative process has the potential to result in a high quality project for the owner, and substantial monetary and intangible rewards for the other members.
AIA Document is coordinated with AIA Document C— in order to implement the principles of integrated project delivery, including the accomplishment of mutually-agreed goals. C provides the terms under which the owner member will fund the SPE in exchange for the design and construction of the project. The SPE may also enter into agreements with non-member design consultants, specialty trade contractors, vendors and suppliers.