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Building Emergency Preparedness – Whose Responsibility Is It?

(Are You (or Is Your Building) Prepared to Survive an Attack?) In the wake of what seems to be ever-increasing nation-wide shootings, bombings, vehicular assaults, and other attacks, everyone from the government, to building owners, school administrators and business owners are trying to determine how to keep people safe from these tragedies. It’s near impossible […]

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Accessibility in the Designed Environment

Accessibility in the Designed Environment ADA or IBC Chapter 11– What to Follow & Why… (Do You Need an Accessibility Review?) As an architect, I hear clients use the term “ADA” interchangeably with “Accessibility”, much the same as “Kleenex” is used for “facial tissue”. Not that I’m the word police, but they are NOT the […]

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