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January 2015

Committee Meeting: Code

January 27, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The AIA Seattle Code Knowledge Community meets the last Tuesday of every month. Read more

December 2015

RESCHEDULED : Code Committee Meeting

December 29, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The AIA Seattle Code Knowledge Community meets the last Tuesday of every month. Read more

March 2016

Stop by to check out Seattle’s new design hub - home to AIA Seattle, Seattle Architecture Foundation, Design in Public, and AIA Washington Council - and explore the current exhibit, FitNation.

Grand Opening for the Center for Architecture & Design

March 5, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Stop by to check out Seattle’s new design hub – home to AIA Seattle, Seattle Architecture Foundation, Design in Public, and AIA Washington Council – and explore the current exhibit, FitNation. Read more

Join us for the first annual member Parti, a celebration of the past year and a look to the year ahead!

First Annual Member Parti

March 18, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for the first annual member Parti, a celebration of the past year and a look to the year ahead! Read more

May 2016

Code Transition: 2015 Washington & Seattle Energy Codes Seminar

May 6, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 12:15 pm

The City of Seattle and Washington State are enacting significant changes to the 2015 energy codes, which build upon additional changes already incorporated into the 2015 IECC. With these new developments, it is critical that architects and their industry collaborators are thoroughly familiar with the constraints and opportunities afforded by these new codes. This seminar will examine each of the significant developments in the 2015 Washington State and City of Seattle energy codes, including changes related to building envelope, lighting…

June 2016

Code Transition: Significant Changes to the 2015 IBC

June 17, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Samir Mokashi, Principal at Code Unlimited, will be teaching a four-hour code seminar, “Significant Changes to the 2015 IBC Code”. In this seminar we will identify the key differences between the 2012 IBC and the 2015 IBC codes, with a focus on regulations common to most building types. We will also explore codes that are commonly misunderstood or misapplied, often due to lack of knowledge, subtle changes in the code language, or misinterpretation of the code language. No matter how…

October 2016

Join AIA Seattle’s dedicated volunteers and learn about ways to connect with members and shape our chapter. Volunteers are a critical part of our organization and you can make your voice heard!

Connect – Pathways to Volunteer Engagement

October 5, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join AIA Seattle’s dedicated volunteers and learn about ways to connect with members and shape our chapter. Volunteers are a critical part of our organization and you can make your voice heard! Read more

Code Transition: Changes to the 2015 Seattle Building Code

October 7, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this seminar, City of Seattle staff from the Department of Construction & Inspections will present an overview of significant changes and key differences between the 2012 Seattle Building Code (SBC) and the 2015 Seattle Building Code (SBC) – all based on the 2015 IBC with local amendments. This course will explain what has changed, why it changed and how to apply the code correctly to future projects as well as explain the significance or intent of the change. There…

Code Transition – House Rules: 2015 Residential & Energy Code Update

October 28, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

The 2015 Seattle Residential Code and Seattle Energy Code will go into effect on January 1, 2017, and will implement several important changes. This session will focus entirely on code applicable to single-family, duplex and townhouse projects. Duane Jonlin FAIA and Rick Pellinger from the Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections, will guide participants through the most significant changes and discuss the differences between the Seattle residential energy and building codes and those of the ICC codes and other jurisdictions.…

January 2017

Committee Meeting: Codes

January 31, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Last of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

AIA Seattle members, allied members, and sponsors are encouraged to join, as well as professionals in the design community. Click for more information about the Code Committee and to sign up for their email updates.

March 2017

Code Evolutions – House Rules: 2015 Residential & Energy Code Update

March 29, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

The 2015 Seattle Residential Code and Seattle Energy Code will go into effect on January 1, 2017, and will implement several important changes. This session will focus entirely on code applicable to single-family, duplex and townhouse projects. Read more

April 2017

Code Evolutions: 2015 Seattle Residential Code – Substantial Alterations

April 5, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

This session will focus on the 2015 Seattle Residential Code, Section R107.9 Substantial alterations or repairs. Richard Pellinger, from Seattle DCI, will guide participants through the Department’s existing building plan review philosophy, in addition to application of the substantial alterations definitions and requirements. Read more

May 2017

The City of Seattle and Washington State have enacted significant changes to the 2015 energy codes, which build upon additional changes already incorporated into the 2015 IECC.

Code Evolutions: 2015 Washington & Seattle Energy Code Updates

May 24, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm

The City of Seattle and Washington State have enacted significant changes to the 2015 energy codes, which build upon additional changes already incorporated into the 2015 IECC. With these new developments, it is critical that architects and their industry collaborators are thoroughly familiar with the constraints and opportunities afforded by these new codes. Read more

October 2017

Code Evolutions – Altered States: How Do Seattle Codes Impact Your Alteration Projects?

October 6, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

This session of our Code Evolutions series will examine the codes and regulations that apply to renovation and remodeling projects. Session topics will include rules governing alterations to conditions such as egress; fire separations; structural, mechanical and lighting systems; and more. The Seattle code “substantial alterations” concept will be reviewed in depth. Read more

December 2017

Code Evolutions: Get In – Get Out: Circulation Design for Graceful Access and Egress

December 1, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Building circulation systems should support the overall design intent and human uses of the building. Rules for accessibility and for emergency egress can enhance the circulation design to ensure that it is graceful and intuitive for users. When considered from the outset of design, all of the technical accessibility and egress requirements can be used to support the overall circulation design. This seminar will consider the overall circulation schematic, as well as each component, from both the accessibility and egress viewpoints, to provide a safe and comfortable environment for all of the building’s users. Read more

UPDATED – Committee Meeting / Holiday Celebration: Codes

December 13, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

AIA Seattle members, allied members, and sponsors are encouraged to join, as well as professionals in the design community. RSVP by Friday, December 8 Click for more information about the Code Committee and to sign up for their email updates.

May 2018

UPDATED: Committee Meeting: Codes

May 1, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

AIA Seattle members, allied members, and sponsors are encouraged to join, as well as professionals in the design community. Click for more information about the Code Knowledge Community and to sign up for their email updates.

Got Codes? Practical FHA-ADA-Accessibility Code Compliance

May 23, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Apartment construction is booming. The various standards for accessibility compliance are necessary for design professionals to understand in detail, but can be somewhat complicated and confusing. This seminar focuses clarifying application of the various standards (FHA, ADA, UFAS, IBC / ANSI) to Multi-Unit Housing compliance. It includes details of the “Dirty Dozen” most common issues in multi-unit housing accessibility compliance. E&A will address how to solve some of the most common issues in design and in the field, using photos and on the fly sketches. Read more

UPDATED: Committee Meeting: Codes

May 29, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

AIA Seattle members, allied members, and sponsors are encouraged to join, as well as professionals in the design community. Click for more information about the Code Knowledge Community and to sign up for their email updates.

June 2018

Got Codes? 5 over 2 (or was it 6?)

June 13, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm

While Seattle has led the industry in the adaptations of podium building classifications, several adaptations later, some of the building codes can become confusing and difficult to navigate in design and classifications of buildings. Through this seminar, participants will gain an understanding of the history and evolving codes related to these structure types. Read more

July 2018

The City of Seattle is considering developing a program to offer pre-approved plans for DADUs. While no firm proposal exists, architects are being asked to weigh in with their thoughts and suggestions.

SDCI Forum: Feedback Needed on Pre-Approved DADU Plans

July 23, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

The City of Seattle has expressed interest in developing sets of pre-approved plans for Detached Accessory Dwelling Units (DADUs) to make them less expensive and quicker to build. Recently, Mayor Jenny Durkan issued a press release touting the idea. At this Forum, Seattle’s Office of Planning and Community Development and its Department of Construction & Inspections will present the City’s current work on ADUs/DADUs and seek input from attendees on how such a program might work and what concerns architects…

Got Codes? Assembly

July 25, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm

This is the third session in the Got Codes? series. Designing assembly spaces and feeling hampered by the building code? Session 3 of Got Codes? will provide valuable insight into the 2015 Seattle Building Code and how city staff interpret the SBC as it applies to assembly spaces. Read more

October 2018

Got Codes? Know What You Don’t Know: Residential Codes and Permit Process Hurdles

October 24, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm

This is the fourth session in the Got Codes? series. Read more

December 2018

Committee Meeting: Codes

December 18, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join the Code Committee for its annual holiday gathering, and final meeting of the year. Location TBC. AIA Seattle members, allied members, and sponsors are encouraged to join, as well as professionals in the design community. Click for more information about the Code Committee and to sign up for their email updates.

April 2019

Code Dependent: URM What? Unreinforced Masonry Buildings In Seattle

April 15, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This is the first session in the Code Dependent series. Seattle has over an estimated 1,000 unreinforced masonry structures. This class will explain the geologic hazards facing Seattle and why URMs are susceptible to this intense damage. Read more

NWW: 2018 Washington State Code Update and Fire Protection & Life Safety 101

April 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join AIA’s Northwest Washington section for a daylong program addressing the 2018 Washington State Code Update, and Fire Protection & Life Safety 101 Read more

June 2019

DATE CHANGE: Committee Meeting: Codes

June 27, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

AIA Seattle members, allied members, and sponsors are encouraged to join, as well as professionals in the design community. Click for more information about the Code Committee and to sign up for their email updates.

July 2019

Code Dependent: K-12 Code Challenges & Opportunities

July 24, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This is the second session in the Code Dependent series. This class will focus on the unique code requirements for K-12 educational facilities including fire, occupancy, and 2018 IBC code changes, with case studies. Read more

Committee Meeting: Codes

July 30, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Last of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

AIA Seattle members, allied members, and sponsors are encouraged to join, as well as professionals in the design community. Click for more information about the Code Committee and to sign up for their email updates.

August 2019

Committee Meeting: Codes

August 27, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Last of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

AIA Seattle members, allied members, and sponsors are encouraged to join, as well as professionals in the design community. Click for more information about the Code Committee and to sign up for their email updates.

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