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New Code Provision for Gender-Neutral Restrooms

A recent Architectural Record article (" Architects Propose Design Solutions for Equitable Restrooms ") highlighted some of the challenges that architects face when designing gender-neutral bathrooms .Stephen Cassell, AIA, a principal of the firm Architecture Research Office (ARO), noted...


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Adopting the FGI Guidelines for Hospitals

The Facility Guidelines Institute (FGI) updates the Guidelines for Design and Construction of Health Care Facilitiesevery four years, creating a document used by states and federal agencies to regulate health care facility design and construction. However, some states have not yet adopted the...

FGI guidelines.pdf





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Proposed changes to IGCC Public Version 2.0

This document outlines all code changes suggested relative to the second public version of the International Green Construction Code (IGCC). Code development hearings (at which these changes will be publicly discussed) take place May 16-22 in Dallas, with the final action hearings taking place...

PV 2 proposed changes (March 25, 2011).pdf


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"A Brave New World for Commercial Buildings: ASTM's 'BEPA' Standard"

A document outlining the new ASTM standard for measuring energy performance of a building for real estate transactional purposes #Standards/Codes

Dinsmore_Shole_Paper.pdf


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Presentation -- "The IGCC & Its Impact on the Practice of Architecture"

This presentation was the basis for discussion during a four-hour workshop on the IGCC at Grassroots 2011. If you have any questions or comments, please contact Mark Wills, manager, Codes Advocacy, at markwills@aia.org. Thanks. #TechnologyinArchitecturalPractice #CommitteeontheEnvironment ...

The IGCC & Its Impact on the Practice of Architecture (combined).pdf


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IGCC PV 2.0

International Green Construction Code Public Version 2.0PDF Version #Standards/Codes #CommitteeontheEnvironment

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NIH Design Requirements Manual ver8.10a

A bio safety design guide for biomedical and animal research labs obviously put out by the NIH. This manual is constantly updated so I recommend going to their website for the latest update. #Standards/Codes #AcademyofArchitectureforHealth

NIH Lab Design Requirements.pdf