The AIA|DC Committee on Accessible Design (CAD) is pleased to present this panel discussion featuring esteemed architects and committee members: Carol Peredo Lopez, Accessibility Design Review Manager with WMATA and Ron Tomasso, Design Manager with the U.S. Department of State. The panel will be moderated by committee founder and co-chair, Victoria Lanteigne, who will provide a brief overview of accessibility requirements that apply at the federal,state, and local levels. Panelists will share insight on how to successfully design and build inclusive and accessible transportation, buildings, and spaces both at home and abroad. Case studies will be used to highlight lessons learned, unique challenges, and unifying solutions.
Accessibility / ADA
Business Practices / Contracts / HR
Health, Safety and Welfare
1. Learn how to apply accessibility requirements at the federal, state and local levels.
2. Identify how federal laws and building codes apply to designing and building a bus and rail system.
Understand the role of accessibility in the design, construction and maintenance of U.S. diplomatic property.
4. Gain an understanding of how to design for a range of disabilities.
Victoria Lanteigne, WELL AP Accessibility Consulting DirectorSteven Winter Associates, Inc. Vlanteigne@swinter.com Carol Peredo Lopez, AIA Accessibility Design Review Manager, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Office of ADA Policy and Planni
Potomac Chapter ASLA