ISSUED BY THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS FOR USE WHEN THE COST OF THE WORK PLUS A FEE FORMS THE BASIS OF PAYMENT

FIRST EDITION - COPYRIGHT 1920 BY THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS,

WASHINGTON, D. C.

THIS FORM IS TO BE USED ONLY WITH THE INSTITUTE's STANDARD GENERAL CONDITIONS OF THE CONTRACT, AND IT SHOULD NOT BE USED WITHOUT CAREFUL STUDY OF ITS ACCOMPANYING "CIRCULAR OF INFORMATION."

This Agreement made the.............................

day of................in the year nineteen hundred and

..........by and between.............................

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hereinafter called the Contractor, and......................

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............................hereinafter called the Owner,

Witnesseth, that whereas the Owner intends to erect........

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Now, Therefore, the Contractor and the Owner, for the considerations hereinafter named, agree as follows:

Article 1. The Work to be Done and the Documents Forming the

Contract

The Contractor agrees to provide all the labor and materials and to do all things necessary for the proper construction and completion of the work shown and described on Drawings bearing the title........................................

and numbered..........................................

and in Specifications bearing the same title, the pages of which are numbered..........................................

The said Drawings and Specifications and the General Conditions of the Contract consisting of Articles numbered one to

................. together with this Agreement, constitute the Contract; the Drawings, Specifications and General Conditions being as fully a part thereof and hereof as if hereto attached or herein repeated. If anything in the said General Conditions is inconsistent with this Agreement, the Agreement shall govern.

The said documents have been prepared by........

therein and hereinafter called the Architect.

Article 2. Changes in the Work

The Owner, through the Architect, may from time to time, by written instructions or drawings issued to the Contractor, make changes in the above-named Drawings and Specifications, issue additional instructions, require additional work or direct the omission of work previously ordered, and the provisions of this contract shall apply to all such changes, modifications and additions with the same effect as if they were embodied in the original Drawings and Specifications. Since the cost of all such changes is to merge in the final cost of the work, Articles 24 and 25 of the General Conditions of the Contract are annulled, unless elsewhere especially made applicable.

Article 8. The Contractor's Duties and Status

The Contractor recognizes the relations of trust and confidence established between him and the Owner by this Agreement. He covenants with the Owner to furnish his best skill and judgment and to cooperate with the Architect in forwarding the interests of the Owner. He agrees to furnish efficient business administration and superintendence and to use every effort to keep upon the work at all times an adequate supply of workmen and materials, and to secure its execution in the best and soundest way and in the most expeditious and economical manner consistent with the interests of the Owner.

Article 4. Fee for Services

In consideration of the performance of the contract, the Owner agrees to pay the Contractor, in current funds, as com-sensation for his services hereunder........................

........................................($............) which shall be paid as follows:.............................

Article 5. Costs to be Reimbursed

The Owner agrees to reimburse the Contractor in current funds all costs necessarily incurred for the proper prosecution of the work and paid directly by the Contractor, such costs to include the following items, and to be at rates not higher than the standard paid in the locality of the work except with prior consent of the Owner:

(a) All labor directly on the Contractor's pay roll.

(b) Salaries of Contractor's Employees stationed at the field office, in whatever capacity employed. Employees engaged, at shops or on the road, in expediting the production or transportation of material, shall be considered as stationed at the field office and their salaries paid for such part of their time as is employed on this work.

(c) The proportion of transportation, traveling and hotel expenses of the Contractor or of his officers or employees incurred in discharge of duties connected with this work.

(d) All expenses incurred for transportation to and from the work of the force required for its prosecution.

(e) Permit fees, royalties, damages for infringement of patents, and costs of defending suits therefor and for deposits lost for causes other than the Contractor's negligence.

(f) Losses and expenses, not compensated by insurance or otherwise, sustained by the Contractor in connection with the work, provided they have resulted from causes other than the fault or neglect of the Contractor. Such losses shall include settlements made with the written consent and approval of the Owner. No such losses and expenses shall be included in the cost of the work for the purpose of determining the Contractor's fee, but if, after a loss from fire, flood or similar cause not due to the fault or neglect of the Contractor, he be put in charge of reconstruction, he shall be paid for his services a fee proportionate to that named in Article 4 hereof.

(g) Minor expenses, such as telegrams, telephone service, expressage, and similar petty cash items.