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Tucson Chapter Meeting / Education Event

AIA A201-2017 General Conditions of the Contract for Construction – Important Updates for the Design and Construction Team

May 17, 2018, 11:30 AM-1:00 PM

Connect Coworking (Downtown in the Rialto Building), 33 S. 5th Avenue, Tucson, Arizona 85701

Gregory Markling, FCSI, CCS, CCCA, LEED AP with iBIMsolutions will provide valuable information about recent revisions to the AIA A201 document.

The AIA A201 General Conditions of the Contract for Construction is one of the most widely used forms for General Conditions. The latest revision was issued in 2017 and contains significant changes that all Architects, Contractors, Owners, and Specifiers need to understand. This program will provide an overview of the revisions, focusing on how changes and updates affect the Architect’s responsibilities, specifications, and contract administration. Topics of discussion will include:

1. Understand the basic conceptual and structural organization of the Standard General Conditions of the Contract for Construction.

2. Understand the fundamental importance of the General Conditions, and how they govern all aspects of the Contract Documents.

3. Identify some new elements and changes of importance in A201 to the specifier and construction contract administrator.

To reserve your seat, RSVP to Randy Harris by end of day on May 14 (r.harris ‘at’ wt-us.com or 520.748.2262)

Cost is $20 (cash or check, payable to Tucson Chapter of CSI, at door)

CSI Tucson

The Tucson Chapter of CSI was chartered in November 1963 and is one of 140+ chapters nationwide. We maintain a diverse group of architects, engineers, specifiers, contractors, product representatives and material suppliers. Our monthly programs facilitate communication between our members and provide opportunities to learn more about the technical aspects of construction in our area.

What is CSI?

CSI is a national association of more than 13,000 volunteers, including specifiers, architects, engineers, contractors, facility mangers, product representatives, manufacturers, owners and others who are experts in building construction and the materials used therein. They are dedicated to improving the communication of construction information through:

  • A diversified membership base of allied professionals involved in the creation and management of the built environment.
  • Continuous development and transformation of standards and formats.
  • Education and certification of professionals to improve project delivery processes.
  • Creation of practice tools to assist users throughout the facility life-cycle.