Allied Members are not Architects, but are professionals in related fields, who collaborate with and support Architects in the creation of the built environment.

AIA publishes close to 200 agreements and administrative forms that are considered to be THE INDUSTRY STANDARD for contracts in the building profession. These documents assist those involved in design and construction to define the terms and relationships of a project. Since 1888, AIA has produced these comprehensive contracts and follow a revision policy to ensure their ongoing accuracy and relevance by consulting with architects, attorneys, contractors, engineers, owners, and other related professionals.

AIA contract documents can be utilized by Architects, Contractors, Owners, and Attorneys. There are a number of product options that are summarized in this Product Overview chart {}.

Contract documents are organized by two methods:

AIA Contract Documents are available for purchase by both AIA Members and Non Members, with AIA Members eligible for discounted pricing.

AIA Central Valley carries a limited supply of paper documents. Please contact the Chapter office at 916-444-3658 to inquire about current stock and place an order.

To purchase Electronic documents, please visit the AIA Contract Document {} page.

Please note that due to copyright laws, AIA Contract Documents can’t be emailed, faxed, copied, or electronically reproduced. Further, reusing a document violates federal copyright law.

“AIA Contract Documents® and the content therein are copyrighted works owned by the American Institute of Architects. AIA Contract Documents® are protected by U.S. Copyright Law and International Treaties. Unauthorized reproduction, display or 12 distribution of an AIA Contract Document, or any portion of it, may result in severe civil and criminal penalties, and will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible under the law. AIA Contract Documents® are licensed for one time use only and may not be reproduced prior to its completion.”

“’AIA”, “The American Institute of Architects®” and the AIA emblem are registered trademarks owned by the American Institute of Architects.”