General counsel leads AIA session
General counsel leads AIA session
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General counsel leads AIA session
04/28/2009 1 minute read

Convention seminar explores similarities, differences of integrated project delivery, design-build.

Interest in alternative project delivery methods, especially design-build and construction management, has been on the rise for more than 30 years. In 2008, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) released its integrated project delivery documents for the construction industry.

Burns & McDonnell Vice President and General Counsel G. William Quatman, Esq., FAIA, DBIA, joins Martin Sell, AIA, NCARB, in identifying the key differences and similarities between the design-build and integrated project delivery. The interactive session is designed to help attendees evaluate which AIA documents are most suitable for their use.

The presentation is at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 1, in room 3014 West of the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco.

Quatman is a licensed attorney and architect. He is an AIA Fellow and a designated professional of the Design-Build Institute of America. He has more than 24 years of private practice experience in design and construction law. Before joining Burns & McDonnell, he was a shareholder in Shughart Thomson and Kilroy, PC, and taught design-build and construction law at the University of Kansas. He is the author of the book "Design-Build for the Design Professional" and AIA's "The Architect's Guide to Design-Build Services."

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