Social Equity

Master Planning: The Resilient City

Program Description

Today, cities across the world are shaped by new forms of urbanism, a growing awareness of environmental challenges, and evolving cultural identities. The focus of this two-day program is on developing a broader understanding of how the master planner or designer’s skills contribute to more resilient cities and futures. Panel discussions, field work, and interactive activities will explore environmental, economic, and social issues.

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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

Under the current administration, the development and adoption of new federal accessibility guidelines, regulations, and standards have come to a near standstill.  States have continued to adopt additions and changes to their requirements, and the A117.1 Committee has issued its latest version. Based on expansive research from the IDEA Center in Buffalo and other sources, the new A117.1 Standard contains the most far-reaching changes in that document in decades. This highly interactive advanced...

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