Codes & Standards

Fair Housing: Federal Accessibility Requirements for Multi-Family Housing

Program Description

Join a team of nationally recognized accessibility specialists for a one-day intermediate-to-advanced workshop focused on federal accessibility laws related to residential design and construction.  This course will include review and discussion on the Fair Housing Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Architectural Barriers...

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ADA and Access to Public and Private Non-Residential Facilities and Programs

Program Description

It has been 30 years since the passage of the ADA; its standards and requirements have been refined by new design standards, Department of Justice regulations, Federal investigations and settlements, and court case decisions. Is your knowledge up to date? Has your access competency advanced? This interactive workshop will focus on accessibility standards, guidelines, and requirements under the ADA, the...

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The Walkable City

Program Description

What makes a place walkable? What do design professionals, engineers, developers, and public officials need to know if they are to make, streets, landscapes, and communities more attractive to pedestrians? Join Jeff Speck for a comprehensive two-day course on the most effective arguments, techniques, and tools for reshaping places in support of walking, biking, and transit, including a design charrette with Somerville, MA chief planner...

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