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Cracking Code: Code 101 - Beginner's Guide to Using the Code

This is the fifth and final session in the 2020 Cracking Code series presented by AIA Seattle’s Codes Committee. 

This course is meant to provide young professionals with a framework of how to read and effectively use the 2018 IBC. Participants will learn how to first approach the building code when working on a new project, which chapters are important to review during early design, and how the code affects project constraints and opportunities. Case studies will be explored to highlight the importance of correctly understanding and interpreting codes.

Join us online November 3-4 for Cracking Code: Code 101 – Beginner’s Guide to Using the Code. Register below and look for information regarding online event access in your confirmation email.

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Registration Deadline: Monday, November 2, 5:00pm PT. 

This is a 2-day program. Participants must attend the live webinars both days in order to receive continuing education credit or a certificate of completion. All registration and credit questions can be directed to Zoe Guckenheimer


SCHEDULE

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 | 12:00 – 2:00 PM PT | Webinar
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 | 12:00 – 2:00 PM PT | Webinar

All sessions and speakers subject to change. 


COST

Includes continuing education credit (4 AIA LU HSW) 

$100.00 AIA Member
$100.00 Government + Partners
$50.00 Associate
$25.00 Student
$175.00 Non-Member

Reduced rate options are available. Please submit the Continuing Education Scholarship / Reduced Rate Request form via email by Friday, October 30, 5:00PM PT. 


SPEAKERS

Cat Heard, Architect, CallistonRTKL | Cat is an architect with CallisonRTKL. Her roles include technical design work and standards creation and management. Outside of work, Cat is passionate about helping young professionals navigate the architectural licensing process and consults with ARE test prep provider Black Spectacles and volunteers as an NCARB licensing advisor.

Skye Bredberg, Architect, Senior Associate, Project Manager, Weber Thompson | Skye is an Architect, Senior Associate, and Project Manager at Weber Thompson. She works on multi-family mid-rise and high-rise projects, ranging from 5-40 stories. Skye is a member of the AIA Code Committee and is also a member of CREW (Commercial Real Estate for Women). She has a passion for the technical aspects of a project and oversees projects from early concept design through project completion.

Qin Lin, Senior Project Architect, NBBJ | Qin has been practicing architecture for over 25 years. He is a Senior Project Architect at NBBJ, a design firm named by Fast Company among the world’s most innovative architecture firms. He has a wealth of knowledge gained from his experience delivering high-rise projects that include hotel, office, residential and corporate interiors. He is detailoriented and passionate about implementing digital design technology and design realization automation to improve efficiency and productivity of technical design, including using Revit Dynamo tools for data analysis and design studies. In addition, Qin serves on the AIA Seattle Code Committee and mentors junior and intermediate technical staff providing technical feedback and QA review for other office projects.

All sessions and speakers subject to change.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Understand how to approach the 2018 IBC and perform research
  • Understand how to effectively use and interpret portions of the 2018 IBC
  • Accurately identify code constraints applicable to a project
  • Create a basic code summary using the 2018 IBC and a project

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR 2020 CODE SERIES SPONSORS


SPECIAL THANKS TO THE CODE COMMITTEE

Special thanks to the Code Committee for planning this series of sessions!

COMMITTEE CHAIRS:
Marc Chavez, AIA
Steve Dombrowski, AIA


Registration or Credit Questions?
Contact Zoe Guckenheimer, Program & Event Coordinator at AIA Seattle

Program Questions?
Contact Connor Descheemaker, Member Engagement Manager at AIA Seattle

Sponsorship Questions?
Contact Kristen Lound, Associate Director, Growth & Operations at AIA Seattle

Details

Start
November 3 @ 12:00 pm
End
November 4 @ 2:00 pm
Event Price
$25 - $175
Class Credit
4 LU, HSW

Organizer

AIA Seattle
Phone
(206) 448-4938
Website
www.aiaseattle.org

Venue

(online)