Last Modified: 04/22/2020
This Practice Advisory addresses inquiries about using portable devices during site inspections on architectural and licensed interior design projects driven by concerns over site health and safety related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Last Modified: 08/31/2020
This Practice Advisory focuses on the forced dissolution (rather than the sale) of a practice. This type of dissolution can be triggered by sudden death, permanent illness or disability, divorce, dispute, personal choice or bankruptcy.
Document Type: PDF (228 KB)
Last Modified: 06/03/2019
The Practice Advisory Committee, consisting of Barry Johns, Architect, AAA, Director of Practice, Randy Krebes, Architect, AAA, Len Rodrigues, Architect, AAA, gave this presentation at Banff Session 2020.
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Last Modified: 08/07/2018
This Practice Advisory explains the context around the confirmed authority of the AAA to protect the title of "architect" and by extension, the permitted use of title "architect", "licensed interior designer" and derivatives.
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Last Modified: 10/03/2018
The purpose of this Practice Advisory is to address problematic contracts prepared by public sector and large organization private sector clients and assist members in mitigating any risks to the public interest that are associated with these contracts.
Document Type: PDF (285 KB)
Last Modified: 08/13/2018
In 2016, AAA Director of Practice Barry Johns wrote an Important Notice to the Authorities Having Jurisdiction to appeal to municipalities across Alberta for assistance in proactively addressing the issue of unauthorized practice by non-professionals.
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2017 - 2018 AAA President Elizabeth Songer released a document addressing requests for proposals requiring design before selection or award of contract.
Document Type: PDF (273 KB)