Resources for Architects: COVID-19
Table of Contents
- AIA Resources
- BSA Resources
- Featured Webinars
- General Feedback
- Getting Back to Work
- Make/Shift: Alternative Care Sites
- On Working Remotely
- Parent and Teacher Resources
- Paycheck Protection Program + CARES Act
- Policy and Legislative Updates Impacting Architects
- Virtual Program video Archive
- Visiting BSA COVID Health & Safety Guidelines
- Additional COVID-19 Resources
Virtual Program: A Practical Guide to the CARES Act for Architectural Firms
Monday, April 6, 2020 | 1:00 PM
Virtual Program: HR and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
Friday, April 3, 2020 | 10:00 AM
Virtual Program: AIA contracts during COVID-19—Collaboration & Communication
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 | noon
BSA Firms Best Practices Guide COVID-19
April 13, 2020Learn More
Participation in virtually conducted Knowledge Community meetings
Visit this pre-filtered calendar for up-to-date information or reach out to [email protected]
MakeTank: COVID-19 PPE Assistance Effort
In support of the Mass General Brigham Center for COVID Innovation, we would like to collect logistical information on equipment, materials, abilities, location, and a headcount of those available to help in the production of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
Post a job
Attract qualified job candidates today so your next project team can hit the ground running.
Recent PPP Loan Forgiveness Interim Final Ruling Clarifies Owner-Employees, Related Party Rent Payments and Other Nonpayroll Costs
—Kimberley A. Train, CPA | Partner, DGC and George D. Shaw, CPA | Partner, DGCLearn More
CARES Act Income Tax Loss Carry-Back and Carry-Forward Provisions
In case you missed it, a pair of lesser-known provisions included in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act may provide architecture firms organized as sole-proprietorships, partnerships, or S Corps (so called “pass-through” entities) a big tax break at the end of the year. About 57% of architecture firms are pass-through entities.
How to Get a Coronavirus Emergency Paycheck Protection Loan
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act sets aside $350 billion for small business loans to provide economic relief in 2020. Here’s how to get one of these loans.
10 Commonly Asked Coronavirus Small Business Loan Questions
Your most commonly asked questions about the SBA loans being offered to small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic — answered
Everything You Need to Know About Coronavirus Federal Small Business Stimulus Aid Programs
A breakdown of all the federal programs and aid for small business coronavirus assistance
Small Business Guide and Checklist: Coronavirus Emergency Loans
Prepared by the U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE | April 1, 2020
Live Course: Economic Impact of COVID-19
Enhance your understanding of current rapidly-changing economic conditions, and what they mean for your practice
What to Do If Your Project Is Put On Hold or Canceled
In these turbulent times, many firms are facing uncertainty. Here are some guidelines to follow should a project get tabled
How to apply for Paycheck Protection Program loans starting April 3rd
You can apply for PPP loans immediately – there is no need to demonstrate economic injury in order to qualify for these loans
COVID-19 Resources and Guidance for Businesses
The Baker-Polito Administration is committed to partnering with the business community to navigate the outbreak of COVID-19.
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance (DUA) Virtual Town Halls
Sign up for a town hall presentation on applying for unemployment assistance.
Major Impacts of the CARES Act on Firms and Employees
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act is the third federal legislation meant to address the COVID-19 crisis.
Dakota DesignStaff | Supporting our Clients with pay-rolling options for their non-Dakota staff
How does the transition work and what is offered?
AGCMA COVID-19 Safety Response
The guidance contained within the AGC MA Safety Response Plan is based on what is currently known about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and is subject to change based on recommendations issued by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other federal, state, and local authorities.
The 6 Feet Office: Helping you Adjust to a New Normal
Cushman & Wakefield: The 6 Feet Office is our conceptual idea to help our clients prepare for their employees to return to the office.
5 Ways To Achieve A Healthier Work Space Now And After COVID-19
Design founded on empathy and safety can help inform a healthier working environment for building occupants post COVID-19.
Strategies for safer offices
As employers consider reopening offices during the pandemic, AIA is issuing a new report detailing strategies that can reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission in the workplace.
AIA COVID-19 project information form
This is an urgent request for project information responding to the COVID-19 epidemic. Healthcare providers and others are seeking information to respond to the surge in cases and community needs.Take Survey
COVID-19 resources for architects
This page is intended to provide guidelines, policies, and tools for AIA members and will be updated frequently as new resources become available.
Re-occupancy Assessment Tool
This document provides architects, private clients, and civic leaders a framework of strategies for reoccupying buildings
AIA Atlanta: Member Insights Report
Qualitative feedback to help manage members’ needs and expectations throughout COVID-19 and beyond.
Disaster Assistance Handbook
Architects are adept and skilled in anticipating the impacts of disruptions in the built environment
Economic & industry resources
Compare trends within the industry through the primary data sources below that include information pertinent to the profession.
How AIA contracts address issues arising due to the COVID-19 pandemic
Firm Management | AIA Contract Documents
COVID-19 alternative care sites: Addressing capacity, safety, & risk challenges for our nation’s hospitals during a public health pandemic response
AIA COVID-19 Task Force 1: Health Impact Briefing #1 | April 6, 2020
Design for Adaptability, Deconstruction, and Reuse
In times of crisis, a guide for how to design buildings that last
Architect standard of care relative to site visits during the COVID-19 pandemic
By AIA Risk Management | March 27, 2020
An Architect's Guide to Virtual Practice
The virtual architectural practice model is far more flexible than traditional practice – and may be all but recession-proof since it can grow and shrink with market fluctuations.
Small Firm Exchange
The mission of the AIA Small Firm Exchange (SFx) is to advance the mutual interests of architects practicing in small firms.
The BSA wants to hear from you. How can we help during these unsettled times? Please provide your feedback below.