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Written by The American Institute of Architects, this is the definitive textbook on practice issues written specifically for architecture students. Specifically written for emerging architects, this is the first unabbreviated guide specifically for architecture students about to begin their careers. It is required reading in a professional practice course that architecture students must take within their final two years of school.

Table of Contents

About the Student Handbook
The Profession
Professional Life
Architecture as a Profession
Ethics and Professional Conduct
AIA Code of Ethics
Leadership as a Vocation
Participating in Professional Organizations
Legal Dimensions of Practice
Architects and the Law
Copyright and Intellectual Property in the Digital Age
Regulation of Professional Practice
Mandatory Continuing Education
Professional Development
Developing Leadership Skills
Mastering Communications
Developing a Practice
Starting an Architecture Firm
Firm Legal Structure
Firm Identity and Expertise
Establishing a Niche Practice
Team Building
Marketing Planning and Strategy
How Clients Select Architects
Running a Practice
Financial Planning
Financial Management Systems
Computerized Financial Systems
Maintaining Financial Health
Risk Management Strategies
How to Use Risk Assessment Matrixes
Insurance Coverage
Managing and Avoiding Disputes
Information Management
Computer Technology in Practice
Building Information Modeling
The Project
Project Definition
Defining Project Services
Architectural Services and Compensation
Analysis and Research
Evidence-Based Design
Integrated vs
Traditional Practice
Project Development
Sustainable Design
Environmentally Preferable Product Selection
Design Phases
Value Analysis
Life Cycle Costing
Project Delivery
Project Delivery Methods
Construction Management
Design-Build Project Delivery
Integrated Project Delivery
Construction Documentation
The U.S. National CAD Standard
Aia Masterspec
Bidding or Negotiation Phase
Construction Contract Administration
Project Management
The Effective Project Manager
Managing Architectural Projects
Project Controls
Project Scheduling
Construction Cost Management
Maintaining Design Quality
Project Closeouts
Building Codes and Regulations
Community Planning Controls
Building Codes and Standards
The International Building Code
Contracts and Agreements
Types of Agreements
Agreements with Owners
Owner-Generated Agreements
Project Design Team Agreements
Construction Contracts
AIA Contract Documents
The AIA Documents Program
2007 AIA Contract Documents
AIA Contract Documents Synopses by Family
Resources for Intern Architects
The Intern Development Program (IDP)
The Emerging Professional's Companion
Allied Profe
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