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Fall 2017

Fall 2017
"Complying with all laws" during design and construction

by Eric O. Pempus, FAIA, Esq., NCARB, LEED GA

Consider this situation: You have been awarded a commission to design a building for a new client. You propose using the AIA's Standard Form of Agreement B101 as your owner-architect contract, but the client insists you sign a version of the B101 "with just a few minor changes." You notice that one of those changes requires you to "comply with all laws, rules, and regulations," rather than, as the B101 states, to "review laws, codes, and regulations applicable to the Architect's services." That changed language should be setting off alarm bells for you.

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