Course difficulty level: All levels
Day 1- Time- 8:15-4:45
Day 2- Time- 8:15-12:15
4-Hour Session includes Workbook, Accessibility & Sustainability
Overview of 2015 International building code (IBC) including discussion of the most commonly used significant changes from previous code editions.
The course objective is to review the non-structural changes from 2012 IBC to 2015 IBC. Chapters and Sections include: Administration (Chapters 1 &2), Review of Building Planning : Use and Occupancy Classifications, Special Detailed requirements based on Use and Occupancy, Building Height and Area Limitations, Construction Types (Chapters 3 through 6) Fire Protection (Chapters 7 & 9) and Means of Egress (Chapter 10).
The presentation will include the opportunity for the participants to learn as to how these changes will affect design of projects based on 2015 edition of IBC.
During this session, participants will go through series of slides in order to identify the Occupancy Classification, Special uses, Allowable areas and height, construction types, Fire resistive requirements, and fire protection systems.
Attendees will be provided a booklet which; contains a list of questions to be discussed in the class, in order to demonstrate their understanding of the class material covered in the session.
1ACC16 - Overview of Chapter 11 (Accessibility Chapter) of International Building Code 2015 Edition (Sections 1101 through 1106)
The course objective is to review provisions of accessibility during design and construction of facilities for accessibility for individuals with disability.
During this session participants will learn about definitions and Scoping requirements used in Accessibility chapter of IBC 2015.
The Participants will go through series of slides, in order to identify and review the exceptions to scoping sections, Accessible Route, Accessible Entrances, and Parking and Passenger Loading Facilities. Attendees will also have the opportunity to learn about the Parking and Passenger Loading facilities including location and number of Van Spaces, Requirements of IBC 2015 in reference to Groups I-1, R-1, R-2 and R-3, Hospital outpatient facilities, Rehabilitation facilities and outpatient physical therapy facilities. Passenger loading zones in reference to Valet parking and Medical facilities.
Participants will receive a list of questions, which have to answer, utilizing the information provided in this session and will have the opportunity to ask questions and measure their own understanding of material provided in this session.
1IGCC16- Overview of Chapter 4 (Site Development and Land Use) of IGCC (International Green Construction Code) 2015 Edition
This one-hour session includes overview and background, context, development and availability, format and content of International Green Construction Code. The session concentrates on chapter 4 of IGCC 2015 Edition.
Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about the requirements for the development and maintenance of building and building sites to minimize negative environmental impacts and to protect, restore and enhance the natural features and environmental quality of the site.
This session will specifically concentrate on preservation of natural resources and transportation impact requirements of IGCC 2015 Edition.
Shahla Saboori Tabatabai, AIA, CBO has over 30 years of experience in the field of architecture and building codes. After graduating from the Fay Jones School of Architecture, Shahla worked in several architectural firms, as well as several municipalities in Texas.
Shahla founded SSTLcodes, Inc. in the year 2000, following her interest in bridging the gap between the Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) and architects, interior designers, engineers, contractors, and developers. She recognized that the first tool in bridging this gap would be providing training programs for the building industry. Shahla continues keeping the training sessions as real as any given project going through cities for building permit by actively pursuing consulting and permit expediting services in order to continually update her classes with these gained experiences.
Registrations | Certifications
Registered Architect, State of Texas
Certified Building Official
Certified Plans Examiner
Certified Building Inspector
AIA Members and Non-AIA members: You will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the session, which will include date, class codes, topics and number of hours.
AIA Members: Please check your transcript 10 days after you have attended a workshop to verify your credits.
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - Friday, October 28, 2016 8:15 AM - 4:45 PM
Doubletree by Hilton1981 North Central ExpresswayRichardson, Texas 75080
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