When a design professional agrees to provide services for a client, that design professional assumes the same level of responsibility for those services whether they are performed directly by the design professional or by a consultant.
The Quarterly eNewsletter of The AIA Trust —April 2020
If you are thinking about or planning to start your own practice, what should you be thinking about? Starting your own practice requires a clear strategy and vision to grow a sustainable business — while planning for the unexpected.
As an architect, you know that starting with a comprehensive plan and building a good foundation is essential for success. You would never begin a project without a blueprint and process in place – but that’s exactly what many architects do when it comes to retirement planning.
On June 13, new regulations were released from the Federal Government which are intended to expand the use of Healthcare Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs). HRAs are a type of account-based health plan that employers can use to reimburse employees for their medical care expenses.
The AIA Trust presented three sessions at the recent AIA Conference on Architecture 2019 in Las Vegas. But even if you weren’t able to make it to these sessions about starting a firm, running a virtual practice, and ownership transition, you can still benefit from them.
“Democracy is messy, and it’s hard” said Robert Kennedy, Jr. about the political landscape. Current trends in the built environment may doubly merit that observation. In a democracy where everyone has a vote and a say on a wide variety of issues, decision-making can get complicated. In a very similar way, technology is democratizing how […]
If you travel for your job or for pleasure – or both – travel assistance services are important to consider so you don’t lose your financial investment in your travel plans – or your life. But do you know what travel insurance really covers? There are two principal types of travel assistance service plans which […]