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ADA/MCE Day: March 31, 2017

MCE/ADA Day: Accessibility for California Architects

Friday, March 31, 2017
8:30am-3pm
Cost: $110 AIA Members / $150 non-members.
Includes coffee and lunch.

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5 CES/HSW/MCE LUs

This ADA/accessibility presentation on public accommodations pertinent to California architects provides the full five hours required by the CAB for licensure renewal. This month’s topic is barrier-free multifamily/residential design.

Presenters: Erick Mikiten, AIA (Mikiten Architecture), Marcial Chao, AIA (Pyatok) and Mark Schneider, AIA, CASp (Endelman & Associates).

Learning Objectives: Forthcoming

MCE/ADA Day: Friday, October 28, 2016

MCE/ADA Day: Accessibility for California Architects

Friday, October 28, 2016
8:30am-3pm
Cost: $110 AIA Members / $150 non-members. Includes coffee and lunch.

Click here to register.

5 CES/HSW/MCE LUs

Provides the complete 5 hours of disability access coursework required for California Licensure. Topics will include: universal design, aging-in-place and barrier-free access in multi-family projects

About the Presenter:

Jan Garrett, Esq. is the Program Manager at Pacific ADA Center.

MCE/ADA Day: Friday, August 5, 2016

MCE/ADA Day: Accessibility for California Architects

Friday, August 5, 2016
8:30am-3pm
Cost: $110 AIA Members / $150 non-members. Includes coffee and lunch.

Click here to register.

5 CES/HSW/MCE LUs

An overview of the different circumstances typically encountered when implementing design standards in Architectural practice. Provides the complete 5 hours of disability access coursework required for California Licensure.

About the Presenter:

Craig Williams, CASp has been the principal for the Sebastopol-based firm Access Consultants for more than 35 years.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, attendees will be able to…

1. Learn an overview of the scoping and technical requirements for various elements

2. Review various components to consider when addressing path of travel and its relationship scope of work

3. Learn the requirements for undue hardship applications during agency review

4. Learn an overview of design strategies to improve accessibility

MCE/ADA Day – June 19, 2015

MCE/ADA Day: Accessibility for California Architects
Friday, June 19, 2015 8:30am-3pm
Location: AIA East Bay, 1405 Clay Street, Oakland, CA 94612
Cost: $110 AIA Members / $150 non-membersIncludes coffee, fruit and lunch.
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5 CES/HSW/MCE LUs

This month’s MCE/ADA Day emphasizes architects’ ability to changes peoples’ lives through design. In the morning session, Jan Garrett, Esq., will review universal design and accessibility standards and how they benefit people with disabilities. In the afternoon session, Ally Watts, AIA, CASp, will present tools for understanding and navigating Chapter 11B, providing examples of local design that are “elegant solutions” to ADA and CBC requirements. We encourage you to bring your copy of Chapter 11B to follow along.

Presenters:
Morning Session: Jan Garrett, Esq., Program Manager, Pacific ADA Center
Afternoon Session: Ally Watts, AIA, CASp

Provides the complete 5 hours of disability access coursework required for California Licensure.

MCE/ADA Day: April 24, 2015

MCE/ADA Day: Accessibility for California Architects
Friday, April 24, 2015 8:30am-3pm
Location: AIA East Bay, 1405 Clay Street, Oakland, CA 94612
Cost: $110 AIA Members / $150 non-membersIncludes coffee, fruit and lunch.
Online Registration is Currently Closed. Please call 510 464 3600 as we may still have spaces available.
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5 CES/HSW/MCE LUs

Presenters:
Morning Session: Erick Mikiten, AIA

  • Connection between Universal Design and Sustainable Design will be discussed.
  • An explanation of the 7 principles of Universal Design.
  • Case studies of single-family and multifamily projects that demonstrate Universal Design.
  • A review of some of the key CBC changes that take effect in July.

Afternoon Session: Dawn Anderson, AIA, CASp

  • Mandatory improvements required under federal and state laws and regulations affecting alterations to primary function areas.
  • Scoping provisions/technical elements when considering improvements to existing buildings, including qualified historical properties, large developments, and public facilities.
  • Concepts such as “existing” construction, “primary path of travel”, “primary function areas”, “unreasonable hardship” and other terms will be reviewed.
  • Priority use of compulsory funding for the removal of architectural barriers and examples of effective solutions in architectural barrier removal will be presented.

Provides the complete 5 hours of disability access coursework required for California Licensure.

About the Presenters:

Erick Mikiten, AIA. Erick is the principal of Mikiten Architecture and was a lecturer and instructor at the University of California, Berkeley for several years. Erick is an expert in design for people with physical disabilities and currently sits on the Building Standards Commission, overseeing the development, adoption and publication of California’s building codes.

Dawn Anderson, AIA CASp. Dawn is the principal of As It Stands, a full-service architectural firm specializing in accessible design and construction in the built environment. The firm serves a variety of corporate, non-profit, and jurisdictional clients. Ms. Anderson participates nationally in the development of the ANSI A117 Standard and has served on California’s Division of State Architect Advisory code task force and the Commission on Disabled Access.

Learning Objectives

MCE/ADA Day: February 26, 2015

MCE/ADA Day: Accessibility for California Architects
Thursday, February 26, 2015 8:30am-3pm
Location: AIA East Bay, 1405 Clay Street, Oakland, CA 94612
Cost: $110 AIA Members / $150 non-members Includes coffee, fruit and lunch.
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5 CES/HSW/MCE LUs

Presenters:
Steven Winkel, FAIA CASp

Craig Williams, CASp

Provides the complete 5 hours of disability access coursework required for California Licensure.

Morning Session: Steven Winkel, FAIA CASp will present 2.5 hours on public accommodations from CBC Chapter 11B.

Afternoon Session: Craig Williams, CASp will present 2.5 hours on compliance, getting projects through jurisdictional review and negotiating for common sense solutions.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify changes to the ADA Standards.
  2. Identify additional modifications to the ADAS by California in CBC Chapter 11B for Public Accommodations.
  3. State key concepts pertaining to compliance, getting projects through jurisdictional review and navigating/negotiating for common sense solutions.
  4. Recognize some common accessibility errors in construction documents and in the field.

MCE/ADA Day: December 5, 2014

MCE/ADA Day: Accessibility for California Architects
Friday, December 5, 2014 8:30am-3pm
Location: AIA East Bay, 1405 Clay Street, Oakland, CA 94612
Cost: $110 AIA Members / $150 non-members Includes coffee, fruit and lunch.
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5 CES/HSW/MCE LUs

Presenters:
Steven Winkel, FAIA CASp

Craig Williams, CASp

Provides the complete 5 hours of disability access coursework required for California Licensure.

Morning Session: California Building Code Chapter 11B for “Public Accommodations” and ADA Standards
Afternoon Session: Multifamily Accessibility

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify changes to the ADA Standards.
  2. Identify additional modifications to the ADAS by California in CBC Chapter 11B for Public Accommodations.
  3. State Key concepts pertaining to accessibility requirements which must be incorporated into the design and construction of multifamily housing covered by the regulations.
  4. Recognize some common accessibility errors in construction documents and in the field.