AIA Digital Practice documents may be used for any projects involving digital data AIA Document E™– expires on April 30, and is replaced by . AIA Document E defines digital data as information, communications, drawings, or designs created or stored for a specific project in digital form. E The voice of the architecture profession (AIA Contract Documents) .. E does not cr eate a sep arate license t o use digital da ta, b ecause AIA docume nts fo.
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If you are just becoming acquainted with digital practice, be cautioned that it is a detailed and complicated process because it is new and developing design technology.
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This document serves as an agreement between two parties for the licensed use and transmission of digital data, including instruments of service. They are only project forms used to document the digital data and BIM protocols once they have been agreed upon. You WILL need the advice of an attorney experienced in professional liability for such an agreem Newport Beach CA Would you like to mark this message as the new best answer?
Use this document when you need to send digital data to someone where there is no existing agreement. They can be much more difficult to manage and control.
It is intended to accomplish the following: This document is intended to accomplish the following: AIA Digital Practice Documents— The documents developed by the AIA for digital practice are the result of an evolving practice model that was initially launched with documents published in October However, to establish the protocols and procedures to govern the development, use transmission and exchange of the digital data, in short, to manage your risks when handing over something as important as a BIM model and control its use, you should incorporate E, Building Information Modeling and Digital Data Exhibitand G, Project Building Information Modeling Protocol Form, into your agreements to define the limits of the licensed granted.
E does not create a separate license to use digital data, because AIA documents for design or construction, to which E would be attached, already include those provisions. In addition, C allows the party transmitting digital data to collect a licensing fee for the recipient’s use of the digital data. Any advice would be appreciated.
AIA Digital Practice Documents—2013
Laws vary by state and members should seek legal counsel or professional advice to evaluate these suggestions and to advise the member on proper risk management tools for each project. This information is provided as a member service and neither the Authors nor the AIA Trust is rendering legal advice.
It is a good resource for learning about BIM and the AIA digital documents, and it is suggested that you download it on your laptop, tablet or PDA and treat it like your favorite novel. You need an agreement that addresses this specific situation. I’ve done many church projects in pro bono or “at cost” arrangements, because despite denominational differences, it’s all for a great purpose.
Practice Management Member Conversations
The documents developed by the AIA for digital practice are the result of an evolving practice model that was initially launched with documents published in October I was eventually paid for the work I had done up to that point. You could spend much more money defending yourself in court.
Talk with your liability insurer. Contact Us Code of Conduct www. The Client further agrees to indemnify, defend and hold XYZ Architect harmless from and against any and all claims, liabilities, suits, demands, losses, costs and expenses, including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys’ fees occurring to or resulting from any and all persons, firms or any other legal entity, on account of any damage or loss to property or persons, including, but not limited to, death arising out of the use, reuse or modifications of the XYZ Architect’s drawings, specifications or other documents.
Or, maybe I’m just being paranoid. The other architect is an acquaintance and has a good reputation.
They have asked if I would be willing to turn over the CAD drawings to this new architect so he doesn’t have to start from scratch. The Digital Practice Documents are: Turning a Project Over to Another Architect. AIA Document C defines digital data as information, communications, drawings, or designs created or stored for a specific project in digital form.
I don’t have a problem in principle but I am concerned about liability sia. This is an exhibit to be attached to an existing or new professional services agreement such as B and C referenced above or a properly drafted non-AIA owner-architect or consulting agreement.
AIA C allows one party to 1 grant another party a limited non-exclusive license to use digital data on a specific project, 2 set forth procedures for transmitting the digital data, and 3 place restrictions on the license granted.
We also have two documents that deal with the exchange of digital data:. Fast forward to today and now they want to move ahead with just a small portion of the project. Your attorney should be able to draft the appropriate document.
Skip main navigation Press Enter. Grants a limited non-exclusive license to use the digital data Sets procedures for transmitting the data Places restrictions on the license granted Indemnifies the model author Allows for collection of a licensing fee Use this document when you need to send digital aiq to someone where there is no existing agreement.