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AIACC Accessibility Course #aeck-A501: Accessibility 2019: Accessibility and Historic Buildings - San Francisco War Memorial Veterans Building

Presented by: Steven R. Winkel, FAIA, PE, CASp

AIA/CES (HSW) Learning Units: 1.5 Hours

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This course complies with California licensure requirements for accessibility (SB 1608 and California Business and Professions Code Section 5600.05), the Texas BOE requirement related to barrier-free design, and provides essential information about accessibility requirements applicable in most states.

In this 90-minute course, Steven Winkel, FAIA, PE, CASp, walks us through the historic San Francisco War Memorial Veterans Building and the inspiring Herbst Theatre. He provides guidance on how to both preserve a building's historic fabric and navigate between the requirements of the State Historical Building Code and the California Existing Building Code.

Among the accessibility topics Steven discusses within the context of preserving the historical fabric of buildings: entries and accessible routes, signage, seating in public performance spaces, handrails, public toilet facilities (with sound effects), and “ramps” versus “slopes.” Viewers will gain a better understanding of the amount of latitude they have in applying elements of the State Historical Code, even in buildings listed only in a smaller community’s register of local landmarks.

This course is presented in high definition video and is available on computers and most smart phones, tablets and mobile devices. Viewers can also download a course transcript and diagrams from Chapter 11B of the California Building Code.

For technical questions or questions about reporting your AIA credits, please email support@aecKnowledge.com or call 415.755.3058.

To inquire about Group Rates for 5 or more people, please email Michael@aecKnowledge.com or call 415.383.7011.

Course Prices: $45 AIA members, $75 non-members
Series Prices: SAVE $35 – $45 when purchasing the four-course series ($125 AIA members, $195 non-members)

Please note. This continuing education course is licensed for viewing to a single individual. The California Architects Board (CAB) conducts audits to ensure that individuals have viewed this course in its entirety and successfully passed the quiz. aecKnowledge cooperates with CAB’s auditing procedures and verifies whether individuals have purchased the course, successfully passed the quiz, and obtained a Certificate of Completion from aecKnowledge.

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