Accessibility Consulting Director
Started with Firm: 2001
Bachelor of Architecture, Universidad del Valle, Santiago de Cali, Colombia
Certified Accessibility Inspector/Plans Examiner International Code Council
California Certified Accessibility Specialist; CASp
Harold Bravo, an Accessibility Consulting Director, is a 17-year veteran of the firm. He routinely conducts field inspections and plan reviews to assess compliance with federal, state, and local agency and building code requirements for accessible design and construction.
Mr. Bravo routinely conducts accessibility compliance training for design and construction teams and is an International Code Council-certified Accessibility Inspector and Plans Examiner and a California Certified Accessibility Specialist (CASp). He was invited by the ICC to participate on a committee convened to develop the ICC Accessibility Inspector and Plans Examiners exam. He was also invited by the New York City Department of Buildings and the New York City Mayors Office for People with Disabilities to serve on the committee convened to develop Chapter 11: Accessibility, of the New York City Building Code.
In addition to these achievements, Mr. Bravo has also participated in the production of multiple publications including: Fair Housing Act Best Practices Handbook, A Guide to Design and Construction Compliance; Multi Housing Resource Program, 2012; 10 Ways an Architect Can Become Age-Friendly, AIA New York DFA Committee, 2012; Aging in Place Guide for Multifamily Owners and Developers, New York City Department for the Aging, 2016; and DDC Guiding Principles, New York City Department of Design, 2016.