ADA Day Webinar (5 LU | HSW)
The AIA East Bay Chapter will be presenting an online version of their popular “ADA Day” seminar designed to provide the five hours of disability access training credits necessary for California Architects to renew their state licenses. The course will once again be taught by Steven R Winkel, FAIA, PE, CASp of The Preview Group, Inc. Steve has taught this course for the chapter for many years. He is a California Licensed Architect, Certified Access Specialist and Registered Civil Engineer. He served as the Architect Commissioner on the California Building Standards Commission for 19 years until his retirement at the end of 2019. His firm provides accessibility and building code consulting for architects and project owners throughout the United States.
The course will be given on Tuesday, March 28. It will start at 11:00 am and end at 5:00 pm. The day will divided into 5 one hour segments with time between each session allowing participants to disengage and move around a bit between sessions. Each session will be good for one hour of AIA CES Health Safety and Welfare credit and 1 hour of California Architect’s Board disability access training credits which will apply to the CAB requirements of 5 hours of training every two years. We encourage attendees to take the entire course in one day to satisfy their entire CAB requirement, but the course segments will also be available in 1 hour credit increments. There will be time allotted for written questions and live responses at the end of each segment.
About the speaker:
Steven Winkel, FAIA, PE, CASp manages the San Francisco Bay Area office of The Preview Group, Inc., an architectural consulting firm that specializes in building code consulting and regulatory issues affecting designers. Steve has over 45 years’ experience as a licensed architect, civil engineer, landscape architect and certified access specialist. Steve is the author, along with noted illustrator Frank Ching, of the well‐received book Building Codes Illustrated for John Wiley & Sons, now in its fifth edition. Steve was recently reappointed by California Governor Jerry Brown to his fifth 4‐year term as the Architect Commissioner on the California Building Standards Commission. This commission reviews and approves the California amendments to model codes and publishes the state building construction codes, including California accessibility regulations.
Steve is also a member of the International Code Council (ICC) “General” Code Development Committee which hears testimony and votes on code changes for the International Building Code. His participation in the national code development process and on the Building Standards Commission gives Steve a unique understanding of building code and accessibility requirements and interpretation. He was for eight years a member of the City of Berkeley Landmarks Preservation Commission, and was chair of the commission during part of his term. He was also on the Board of Directors of the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) from 2009 through 2015.
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