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From Plans to Practice: Best Practices in Accessible Site Design and Construction

From Plans to Practice: Best Practices in Accessible Site Design and Construction

Course Description: The training will highlight common oversights civil engineers and landscape architects make when incorporating accessibility into multifamily plan development, followed by typical errors made on site. It will offer practical examples of simple solutions which, when incorporated into plan development and site construction, will help produce projects which are truly accessible. The common mistakes highlighted in the presentation are those which have been the subject of several complaints against designers and developers which have, in some cases, resulted in litigation. Learn how to avoid these mistakes before they occur!

Learning Objectives:

    Learn what triggers the accessible design and construction requirements of federal laws
    Learn how to avoid non-compliant site designs
    Learn how to avoid non-compliance during site construction
    Learn real world examples of common violations and practical solutions

Credit: 1 LU HSW