Board: Texas Board of Architectural Examiners
Credit Hours: 1.00
Approval Number: J607LGL20
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Florida CILB Course Approval Number: 0009804
Florida BCAIB Course Approval Number: 0009804
1 (One) Hour General or 1 (one) hour AOA
This course provides an in depth study of an Accessible Entrance on an Accessible Route and Accessible Public and Common Use Areas.. It provides participants with insight into the technical specifications for accessible routes and accessible public and common-use areas and strategies for creating them strengthening their knowledge of accessible site design.
Upon completion of the course, contractors, design professionals and building code administrators will be able to: describe the Fair Housing Act’s design and construction requirements for accessible routes, entrances and public and common use spaces, understand the issues related to site impracticality, be able to apply the two site impracticality tests, understand what public and common use areas are covered by the Fair Housing Act, and be able to identify non-compliant accessible routes and sites and gain strategies in providing attractive compliant accessible routes.
Ms. Prinse holds a BS Degree in Environmental Studies from Eckerd College and has pursued master degree studies in Aquatic Zoology at the University of South Florida. She has written scientific portions of impact statements for wetland/upland land delineation, endangered species studies, and water quality testing while employed with a civil engineering and architectural firm in Tampa, FL. Her experience in environmental studies and new construction lend itself to documentary film making, particularly environmental stories that have taken her to the Amazon in Peru and to Costa Rica. Most recently her involvement with earthen construction projects led to a video production showcasing the benefits of building “green.”