AIA Contract Documents

With nearly 200 forms and contracts, AIA Contract Documents define the relationships and terms involved in design and construction projects. Prepared by the AIA with the consensus of owners, contractors, attorneys, architects, engineers and others, the documents have been finely tuned during their 120-year history. As a result, these comprehensive contracts and forms are now widely recognized as the Industry Standard.


The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has published standard form agreements since 1888. AIA Contract Documents have long been viewed as the industry standard in reflecting current industry practices and fairly balancing the risks and responsibilities of all project participants. With changes to industry sustainability practices, AIA Contract Documents has overhauled the AIA Scope documents including the commissioning scope of services. Continue »