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American Institute of Architects Introduces Seven New Contract Documents to Documents-On-Demand Service


2/27/2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Institute of Architects (AIA) today announced that it has incorporated seven new documents into AIA Documents-on-Demand™, bringing the total number of documents available through this service to 86. The latest addition to Documents-on-Demand includes documents from the A series for Owner/Contractor and the B series for Owner/Architect. Overall, 41 total agreements and forms are now included in Documents-on-Demand that are specifically suited for contractors and three specifically for sub-contractors.  AIA Contract Documents are the most widely-used standard form contracts among the building industry to support construction and design projects.

You can see this press release online here: http://www.aia.org/press/releases/AIAB092964

“Documents-on-Demand is a streamlined portal that helps my company access the most important documents we need from AIA Contract Documents,” said Shawn Brothers, Contractor at Cronin Construction, Inc. “And, the documents are incredibly easy to use once purchased and downloaded.”

AIA Documents-on-Demand is a popular, cost effective, Web-based service that enables both PC and MAC users to easily access, electronically fill out, and print the latest AIA Contract Documents anytime and anywhere with access to the Internet and a printer. Last year, more than 35,000 documents were downloaded through Documents-on-Demand.

“Since the relaunch of Documents-on-Demand in 2009, the service has proven incredibly popular and user-friendly as a result of its ease and flexibility,” said Molly Lindblom, Managing Director of AIA Contract Documents. “Documents-on-Demand is continuously updated with the latest documents to help meet the changing needs of design and construction industry professionals.”

The following documents have been added to AIA Documents-on-Demand:

    A151™–2007, Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Vendor for Furniture, Furnishings and Equipment where the basis of payment is a Stipulated Sum
    A251™–2007, General Conditions of the Contract for Furniture, Furnishings and Equipment
    A751™–2007, Invitation and Instructions for Quotation for Furniture, Furnishings and Equipment
    B152™–2007, Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Architect for Architectural Interior Design Services
    B153™–2007, Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Architect for Furniture, Furnishings and Equipment Design Services
    B161™–2002, Standard Form of Agreement Between Client and Consultant for use where the Project is located outside the United States
    B162™–2002, Abbreviated Form of Agreement Between Client and Consultant for use where the Project is located outside the United States

AIA Documents-on-Demand is a cost-effective alternative to the highly acclaimed AIA Contract Document software; easily purchase and download only the AIA Contract Document forms and agreements necessary for a certain project. Access to the service is free. The price per document ranges from $6.95 to $21.95.

Availability
The new AIA Contract Documents on AIA Documents-on-Demand are currently available for purchase. Please visit http://documentsondemand.aia.org.

More information about AIA Contract Documents can be found at www.aia.org/contractdocs. AIA Contract Documents software can be purchased at http://www.aia.org/contractdocs/AIAB083374. Documents in paper form are available through the AIA’s full service distributors. For a listing of full service distributors and pricing information, please visit http://www.aia.org/aiaucmp/groups/aia/documents/pdf/aias076340.pdf.

About The American Institute of Architects
For over 150 years, members of the American Institute of Architects have worked with each other and their communities to create more valuable, healthy, secure, and sustainable buildings and cityscapes. Members adhere to a code of ethics and professional conduct to ensure the highest standards in professional practice. Embracing their responsibility to serve society, AIA members engage civic and government leaders and the public in helping find needed solutions to pressing issues facing our communities, institutions, nation and world. Visit www.aia.org.

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