COVID-19 Resources from AIA National

Update from AIA’s Disaster Assistance Program – Updated Regularly

COVID-19 Member Resources from AIA National – Updated Regularly

AIAU: “Architect’s Guide to Business Continuity” – FREE Webinar (No LUs)
From climate impacts and ransomware to staff absences and the everyday challenges of fragile power grids and internet services, the Architect’s Guide to Business Continuity helps firms become more resilient.  The guide shares lessons learned from previously impacted firms, builds on and adapts business continuity best practices specifically for the building industry, and helps firms remain open in the face of disruption.

Design for Adaptability, Deconstruction, & Reuse – FREE Downloadable Handbook

COVID-19 Alternative Care Sites from AIA COVID-19 Taskforce – April 6, 2020
Addressing capacity, safety, & risk challenges for our nation’s hospitals during a public health pandemic response

**Preparedness Checklist for Alternative Care Sites** 

Architect Standard of Care Relative to Site Visits During the COVID-19 Pandemic – March 27, 2020

Summary of Federal Stimulus Bill – March 27, 2020

Summary of CARES Act – March 26, 2020
To ensure that you have the latest information on federal relief packages, we wanted to provide summary details of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act  that was passed by the Senate on March 25, and which the House is expected to pass.

FREE AIAU Courses for AIA Members – March 24, 2020
Working 100% from home is new territory for many of us, as is the rapidly changing business environment that’s impacting our jobs, our firms, and our work. To help navigate these uncertain times, we’re offering valuable learning resources—some of AIAU’s best business and tech courses—to AIA members for free. Learn about virtual practice, successful business strategies, risk management, and more from some of the most innovative architects, firms, and design professionals.

Amid Uncertainty Around COVID-19, Architects Adjust to a New Normal – March 24, 2020
Architects face both short-term and long-term challenges during the global pandemic: New ways of working & Unclear economic future.

AIA National Asks Members to Reach out to Congress – March 23, 2020
As Congress considers additional legislation to stimulate the economy, AIA National urges you to include significant investment in 21st century infrastructure and temporary relief measures for business owners. Both will provide necessary relief in the short term, reassure global markets, and help prepare the country for the challenges ahead.

Press Release from AIA National – March 20, 2020
AIA implores Congress to Provide Relief to Business Owners and Employees

AIA National Letter to Congress – March 19, 2020
AIA Letter on COVID19 Stimulus 

AIA’s Robert Ivy Issues Guidance for Firms Coping with COVID-19 Fall Out – March 18, 2020
AIA’s Executive Vice President Robert Ivy has penned a letter to AIA members. Image courtesy of the American Institute of Architects.

AIA Knowledge Communities: Small Firm Exchange (Coronavirus Topic) – March 2020

An Architects Guide to Virtual Practice – AIA Trust

AIA Foresight Report – AIA National
Navigating through a recession with new business models

Navigating the Economy: Architects Weather Ebb and Flow of Projects – May 9, 2009
Firms seek alternatives to projects that are slowed up or on-hold