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Access Committee

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    Free and open to the public

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    Knowledge Community

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    Professionals

Accessibility Compliance: “Pro Tips” from the DCAMM Statewide Accessibility Initiative

Join Emmanuel Andrade, co-chair of the Access Committee and Project Manager at DCAMM’s Statewide Accessibility Initiative, for a presentation on critical but often misunderstood issues in accessibility compliance for public projects. During this 60-minute session, Emmanuel will:

  • Clarify some of the most common myths about accessibility compliance
  • Discuss elements that are often overlooked during design and construction
  • Bring forward code requirements that are "hidden" in 521 CMR, including the definition of building
  • Compare parallel requirements of 521 CMR and the ADA to help understand which are more stringent, and therefore binding
  • Provide tips on how to apply for a successful variance with the MAAB

The Access Committee will also be announcing and presenting a new outreach initiative at the January meeting.

Please invite your colleagues and consultants! Lunch will be provided, but please RSVP in advance.

For those who qualify, 1.5 LUs are available

To learn more about the Access Committee, visit architects.org/committees/access-committee

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Leading-Edge, Sustainable Stadium Design

Professional sports stadiums form large complexes with enormous impacts on the environment and local communities. In this video/CEU the executives and consultants involved in the design and daily operation of Gillette Stadium and Mercedes-Benz Stadium discuss the challenges and opportunities of sustainable stadium design.

Executives and consultants involved in the design and daily operation of Gillette Stadium and Mercedes-Benz Stadium discuss the challenges and opportunities of sustainable stadium design.

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