Accessible Design at Home, Away, and Abroad

Start Date
10/02/2018
End Date
10/02/2018
Description
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.
Location
Washington, DC
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Accessibility / ADA
Business Practices / Contracts / HR
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
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.
Instructors
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
Website Registration
Course Codes
POASLA.DesignDC.20181002.09
Provider
Potomac Chapter ASLA


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