COVID-19 help from AIA contract documents program

The AIA Contract Documents program has been active in providing both articles and discussions on the impact of COVID-19 constraints on the operations of design professionals, contractual obligations of construction companies, and exposures of project owners. Many of the presentations look at how the standard AIA contract forms address extensions of contract time and recovery... Continue Reading →

Architect Sentenced to One Year in Prison

In March of 2012 we wrote about the case where Los Angeles officials brought involuntary manslaughter charges against an architect for the installation and construction of fireplaces that did not meet building codes. The fireplace, which was manufactured for outdoor use, was allegedly built into the house with wood framing and combustible drywall normally used... Continue Reading →

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