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ADA Seminar | Accessible Civic Architecture
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ADA Seminar | Accessible Civic Architecture

This 5 hour course has been prepared to help architects earn the mandatory accessibility learning units required for licensure in California. For AIA members, our ADA seminars also provide health, safety & welfare (HSW) credits that count towards the 18.0 learning units required to maintain AIA membership in good standing. Complete all five hours of Mandatory Continuing Education required for your Architectural license renewal in one day.

11/2/2018
When: 11/02/2018
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: Pipe Trades Training Center
780 Commercial Street
San Jose, California  95112
United States
Presenter: Dawn Anderson, AIA Accessibility Specialist, Principal Architect, As It Stands
Contact: Chris Burnham
408-298-0611 ext 101


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ACCESSIBLE CIVIC ARCHITECTURE

 

  

How to work with governmental entities on publicly funded projects.

 
This 5-hour session covers the complexities of designing and constructing accessible civic facilities for public entity clients. From historic properties to outdoor spaces - there are so many factors that affect the final deliverable, liability, and profitable bottom line. In the morning, attendees will learn the “20 promises” to successful accessible design. In the afternoon, test their understanding of what was covered in the morning session.

 

Attendees will work together with peers to solve the most common accessibility design problems and business practice blunders. Ample time for Q & A will be provided. This session requires an intermediate to advanced level of architectural business practice and design – however beginners are welcome!


LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  1. Consider important amendments to Contracts - or at minimum the right questions to asked before engagement.

  2. Learn to speak to clients confidently and intelligently on the laws and risk involving the programmatic and physical accessibility.

  3. Understand the importance of Scoping Accessibility design and what the essential steps are to ensure compliance.

  4. Find, participate, and apply laws and participate in regulatory development.
              

 

COST

LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED

Members (you must be logged in) $150

Non-members $175

EARLY BIRD RATE HAS BEEN EXTENDED.
THERE WILL BE A $25 LATE FEE FOR ALL WHO REGISTER
AFTER TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30

 

SCHEDULE


APPROVED
5 HSW/LU
8:45 AM   Doors open 
9:00 AM  Instruction begins
10:30 AM Quick 10 minute break
12:00 PM Lunch break, 1/2 hour
3:00 PM Close with questions + answers,
AIA certificates handed out

 

 

 


ABOUT THE PRESENTER

 

Dawn Anderson, AIA

Accessibility Specialist

 

Principal Architect of As It Stands
Campbell, CA

 

 

 

Dawn Anderson, AIA, CASp, is the principal of As It Stands, a fullservice architectural firm specializing in accessible design and construction in the built environment. Ms. Anderson performs accessibility scoping studies, design reviews, and inspections of commercial and residential properties, rights of way, as well as outdoor recreational areas for public and private entities throughout the U.S. The firms regularly prepares reports, transition plans, and legal findings as a subject matter expert for accessibilityrelated casework.


Dawn participates in the development of the ANSI A117.1 Standard and is the technical lead for the ASTM Standards for Accessible Property Condition Assessments. She also serves on several state advisory committees advocating disabled access in regulatory development. Dawn is a registered Accessibility Specialist in California (CASp), Texas (RAS), and Minnesota. She is an ICC Accessibility Plan Reviewer and Inspector, Combination Inspector, and Inspector of Record for healthcare facilities.

 

 


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