City & County Resources

To stay up to date on the latest local COVID-19 policies, procedures and critical information by visiting

Bexar County

City of San Antonio

Centro San Antonio

AIA National

COVID-19 Resources from AIA National

From the American Institute of Architects

Firm Resources

Legislative Updates 

  1. Update on Federal Relief Packages Approved Post COVID-19 Outbreak
  2. 2020 BGOV LLCBGOV OnPoint: Coronavirus Response Measures
  3. Major Impacts of the CARES Act on Firms and Employees

Business Continuity

  1. 10 ways for small businesses to weather the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic  by Andrea Rowland
  2. Maintaining Business Continuity with a Remote Workforce by Evelyn Lee, AIA

How Firms are Managing Through the Transition

  1. How Architecture Firms Are Responding to COVID-19 by Wanda Lau
  2. How to Be a Good Boss in a Bad Economy by Robert I. Sutton via Harvard Business Review

Adapting Workplace Operations and Policies

  1. Shifting Focus During Radical, Unprecedented Change by Je’Nen Chastain, MBA, Assoc. AIA
  2. When Business Threats are Contagious: 10 Answers for Employers Navigating the Cornavirus from Think HR

Remote Workforce

  1. 5 Ways Architects Can Work Efficiently Through the Coronavirus Outbreak by Nathaniel Bahadusingh via Architizer
  2. Transitioning a Design Studio into a Remote Workforce by Je’Nen M. Chastain, MBA, Assoc. AIA via Apostrophe Consulting
  3. Running a Virtual Architecture Practice With Jennifer Kretschmer by Sean Joyner via Archinect
  4. An Architect’s Guide to Virtual Practice by the AIA Trust
  5. Remote Working Offers an Opportunity to Experiment and Learn by Janet Pogue McLaurin at Gensler
  6. A Guide to Managing Your (Newly) Remote Workers by Barbara Z. Larson, Susan R. Vroman and Erin E. Makarius via Harvard Business Review

Financial Resiliency for Firms

  1. Navigating the Economy: Architects Weather Ebb and Flow of Projects
  2. AIA Trust: Preserving Cash Flow
  3. 7 Ways to Make Your Business Thrive in Tough Economic Times
  4. AIA Update on Federal Relief Packages Approved Post COVID-19 Outbreak
  5. AIA Urges Congress to Aid Business Owners During COVID-19 Pandemic
  6. Social Distancing in the Design and Construction Workplaces, Losses and Cancellations, and More COVID-19 News from the Week
Additional Resources & Organization Tips

Discounts for Firms

  1. How Autodesk is helping customers and employees impacted by COVID-19 by Andrew Anagnost

Additional Resources & Organizational Tips

Webinars to Watch

When Disaster Strikes: How do AIA Contract Documents address COVID-19 issues?
For the foreseeable future, the design and construction industry may experience considerable disruptions, such as material shortages, construction delays, work stoppages, and projects that are deferred due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Join us for a free webinar as expert presenters explore contract provisions regarding project delays, extensions, suspension and termination, payment, dispute resolution, and insurance. Webinar is scheduled for TODAY at 10 AMRegister

Live Course: Is Your Firm Prepared? Business Continuity Planning for Architects
This exclusive live course on Tuesday, March 31st at 11:30 AM will explore the business impacts of common and timely hazard events and review the essentials of business continuity planning. It will also introduce AIA’s newest free member resource, the Architect’s Guide to Business Continuity, which, when implemented, will leave firms with the confidence to weather any storm. This webinar is limited to 1,000 attendees. Register now to confirm your seat. 

Continuing Education

Free AIAU courses for AIA members

We’re in the midst of a pandemic and the business environment is rapidly changing. Many of our members are already feeling the impact. To help you navigate these uncertain times, we’re making some of AIAU’s best business and tech courses available to AIA members for free. Learn valuable skills about virtual practice, successful business strategies, risk management, and more from some of the most innovative architects, firms, and design professionals.

We’ll get through this together. INFO