The AIA’s 2013 Digital Practice Documents play a prominent – yet little understood – role in the AIA’s newest Contract Documents. While previously optional, Digital Practice Document use is now expressly required by the unedited standard form language of the Owner-Architect Agreement (B101-2017), Owner-Contractor Agreement (A101-2017), General Conditions of the Contract for Construction (A201-2017), Contractor-Subcontractor Agreement (A401-2017), Architect-Subconsultant Agreement (C401-2017), and other AIA contract forms. This post identifies the AIA’s Digital Practice Documents – the E203-2013, G201-2013, and G202-2013 – and describes practical considerations for their use.
The Digital Practice Documents
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