In this education presentation, we will review how California disability access requirements affect the architect and engineer during the design process. We will discuss the most common ADA barriers and identify the number one lawsuit generator for projects. Finally, we will discuss how ADA requirements affect contractors and how they can improve their efforts. Great course for TX architects as well.
Brad is a partner at The McIntosh Group and a leading expert on accessibility. He has approximately 30 years of experience practicing architecture. With expertise in the Americans with Disabilities Act and national building codes, Brad brings a unique and valuable perspective to The McIntosh Group’s practice and clients. Based on his deep love and understanding of codes, Brad has been accused of sleeping with a code book under his pillow. Brad is a California Certified Accessibility Professional (CASp), ICC Certified Accessibility Inspector and a past Certified Building Official. Brad also serves on the Oklahoma Board of Licensed Architects and the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards. Helping people understand the real reasons behind compliance requirements and meeting them in a painless, efficient way drives his work.