Study resources


  • The Architect’s Handbook of Professional Practice
  • ARE Review Manual, 2nd Ed. by Ballast
  • The Architect’s Guide to Small Firm Management
  • Law for Architects: What You Need to Know
  • The AIA Official Guide to the 2007 AIA Contract Documents
  • Professional Practice: A Guide to Turning Designs into Buildings
  • Mechanical and Electrical Equipment for Buildings 11th Edition

AIA Contract Documents

  • A101-2007 Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Contractor where the basis of payment is a Stipulated Sum
  • A201-2007 General Conditions of the Contract for Construction
  • A305 Contractor’s Qualification Statement
  • A701-1997 Instructions to Bidders
  • B101-2007 Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Architect
  • C401-2007 Standard Form of Agreement Between Architect and Consultant

Other Lectures & Guides

  • Study software, practice tests (incl. vignettes)
  • Jenny’s Notes
  • Carolyn’s Notes (CDS, PPP, SPD)
  • Schiff-Hardin Lectures (CDS) (free)