Wiley Releases 15th Edition of THE ARCHITECT'S HANDBOOK OF PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
Hoboken, New Jersey
"Architecture has become an adaptable enterprise for a world that requires nimbleness, pragmatism, and no small amount of ingenuity. From one architect to another, I think you will appreciate the strength of the foundation on which this 15th edition rests. I think you will also find it to be an indispensable tool in a time of great change and even greater opportunity for architects."
-Robert A. Ivy, FAIA, EVP/Chief Executive Officer, The American Institute of Architects
Wiley, a leading publisher for architects releases the 15th edition of The Architect's Handbook of Professional Practice(Wiley, December 23, 2013; $250.00). Authored by The American Institute of Architects (AIA), this is the updated architecture profession's standard on practice issues. This indispensable resource covers all aspects of architectural practice, including legal, financial, marketing, management, and administrative issues and includes nearly two-thirds new content and covers all aspects of contemporary practice, including updated material on:
•Small-firm practice, use of technologies such as BIM, and project delivery methods, such as IPD and architect-led design-build
•Career development and licensure for emerging professionals and state-mandated continuing education for established architects
•Business management topics, such as organizational development, marketing, finance, and human resources
•Research as an integrated aspect of architectural practice, featuring such topics as evidence-based design and research in a small-firm context
This reference continues to be the definitive guide to running an architectural practice with the latest developments and trends in the industry. The Architect's Handbook of Professional Practice, 15E includes access to a password-protected website that contains samples of all AIA Contract Documents. It is essential reading for any architect, contractor or related building professionals.
About The American Institute of Architects
Founded in 1857, members of the American Institute of Architects consistently work to create more valuable, healthy, secure, and sustainable buildings, neighborhoods, and communities. Through nearly 300 state and local chapters, the AIA advocates for public policies that promote economic vitality and public well-being. Members adhere to a code of ethics and conduct to ensure the highest professional standards. The AIA provides members with tools and resources to assist them in their careers and business as well as engaging civic and government leaders, and the public to find solutions to pressing issues facing our communities, institutions, nation and world. Visit http://www.aia.org.