Instructor: Bonnie Prinse

Board: Texas Board of Architectural Examiners

Credit Hours: 1.00
143 ratings

Approval Number: J607LGL26

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Course Description

The course will provide general and specific requirements for accessible routes and public and common use areas for compliance with Fair Housing. The course will look at Site Impracticability and the application of the Individual Building Test and the Site Analysis Test.


Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course participants will be able to:
  • Identify the components of a site that are required to be accessible
  • Describe the Fair Housing Act’s design and construction requirements for accessible routes, entrances, and public and common use spaces
  • Recognize non-compliant accessible routes and sites and gain strategies in providing attractive, compliant accessible routes
  • Determine site impracticability and be able to apply the Individual Building Test and the Site Analysis Test

Instructor Bio

Bonnie PrinseBonnie Prinse

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.”

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