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Committee on Accessible Design Meeting

AIA|DC has a newly established Committee on Accessible Design! The goals of the committee are to enhance accessibility of the built environment for people of all ages and abilities. This committee seeks to bring together practitioners, architects, designers, builders, and other industry leaders to unify strategies for enhancing accessible design. Special emphasis is placed on innovative design solutions to create an accessible environment.

It is recommended, but not required, that interested committee members have experience in any of the following areas, or the like:

• The Americans with Disabilities Act
• The Fair Housing Amendments Act
• Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
• ANSI A117.1 Standards and state and local building codes
• Universal Design/ Inclusive Design
• Design for Health and Wellness
• Visitability
• Design for Aging