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Volume 26, Issue 5 - September/October 2012

Education and Resources

Architects’ Forum™ 2013 Provides Glass Education
Online registration for Architects’ Forum 2013, a day-long educational event designed specifically for architects, is now open. Sponsored by the Architects’ Guide to Glass & Metal and in co-operation with Glass Expo Northeast™, the educational event is scheduled to take place March 7, 2013, at the Hyatt Regency Long Island at Wind Watch Hotel & Golf Club in Hauppauge (Long Island), N.Y.

Attendees will hear presentations from experts on the latest in glass technology, while also earning AIA learning units. All presentations are AIA accredited, ensuring participants will get up-to-date information on the latest products and techniques in the architectural glass and metal industry.

In addition to the presentations, Architects’ Forum will provide a number of networking and educational opportunities. These include informative tabletop displays, coffee breaks and more. Complimentary registration is available to architects who wish to attend. Registered participants can also walk the Glass Expo Northeast trade show floor for free, where exhibitors will feature the latest architectural glass and metal products.

To learn more about Architects’ Forum 2013 or to register online visit www.glassguides.com/forum or contact Ellen Rogers at erogers@glass.com. Glass and metal industry companies interested in being an event sponsor can also email erogers@glass.com or visit www.glassguides.com/forum/sponsor.php.

AIA Announces New Additions to Documents-on-Demand
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced the publication of six new construction management documents, a project checklist and a construction classification worksheet via the documents-on-demand website. These additions complete the conversion of paper AIA contract documents to the web-based service, bringing the total number of documents available through documents-on-demand to 106.

The following documents and forms have been added:
• A132-2009, Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Contractor, Construction Manager as Adviser Edition, and A132 Exhibit A, Determination of the Cost of the Work;
• A133-2009, Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Construction Manager as Constructor where the basis of payment is the Cost of the Work Plus a Fee with a Guaranteed Maximum Price, and A133 Exhibit A, Guaranteed Maximum Price Amendment;
• A134-2009, Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Construction Manager as Constructor where the basis of payment is the Cost of the Work Plus a Fee without a Guaranteed Maximum Price;
• A232-2009, General Conditions of the Contract for Construction, Construction Manager as Adviser Edition;
• B132-2009, Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Architect, Construction Manager as Adviser Edition;
• C132-2009, Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Construction Manager as Adviser;
• D200-1995, Project Checklist; and • G808-2001, Project Data, and G808A-2001, Construction Classification Worksheet.

What’s Your Fave?
Got a favorite resource for glass information? Is there a tool you use frequently for specifications and technical information? What websites do you turn to again and again? We’d like to know! Let the Architects’ Guide to Glass & Metal know what glass-related tools and resources you find most helpful. Just email erogers@glass.com about the resources you need when it comes to glazing and we’ll share the information right here in this section. We look forward to hearing from you!

 

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