The AIAs B1-2017 Owner-Architect Agreement
states at section .5, Nothing contained in this agreement shall create a contractual relationship with or a cause of action in favor of a third party against either the owner or architect, but does not address the reverse TPB situation.
In one recent situation an owner signed an AIA Owner-Architect Agreement
with such a waiver provision.
An expanded "owner-architect agreement
" form just issued by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) is a major step toward reducing costly disputes within the real estate industry, according to Michael S.