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Monthly Program: Introducing the 2010 Standards

Join AIA East Bay on Wednesday, February 29th for a presentation on the 2010 Standards for the ADA, followed by a casual wine and cheese reception.

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has been in place since 1991 and the Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG) have not substantially been changed in 20 years. On March 15, 2012, the 2010 Standards for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) will become mandatory. This program will look at the new 2010 Standards and compare the changes to the 1991 ADAAG and the California Building Code (CBC). These changes will affect how you design elements for the disabled and how you are caught between the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and California Building Codes (CBC). Presented by Kerwin Lee, AIA, CASp.

After the presentation, join us for a wine and cheese reception in the AIA East Bay office.

About the speaker:
Kerwin Lee, AIA, CASp, is a licensed architect and Certified Access Specialist with over 35 years of experience and is accomplished in building and interior architecture. Mr. Lee’s responsibilities include project management, fire and life safety building code consulting and accessibility consulting. Recently Mr. Lee has been involved in the activities of the International Code Conference (ICC) and the writing of the International Building Code (IBC). He is working with the Building Standards Commission of California in writing the next generation of State Codes.

Wednesday, February 29
5:30pm (lecture begins at 5:45)
AIA East Bay
1405 Clay Street, Oakland, CA
Cost: $16.00 AIA East  Bay members and employees of chapter member firms; $21 Non-members
Please register in advance to ensure accurate food counts. Click here to register.

Qualifies for 1.5 ADA/Accessibility MCE hours.

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