You may perhaps be thinking: “Isn’t the title of this article a bit over-dramatic?” However, this is an important topic that is rarely well-appreciated by owners and design professionals, and one few in the design community think much about.
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) recently released nine new contract documents, including a new owner/consultant agreement and administrative forms for design-build projects. C103-2015 establishes expectations between an owner and consultant on a project.
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