Universal Design/Build

Universal Design/Build presents a shift in the approach to residential design and construction. Comfort and convenience regardless of age, stature or ability is the hallmark of inclusive design. Designers, suppliers, builders, remodelers, and health care professionals will benefit from the creative design concepts and practices presented to develop market-driven projects that are highly functional, yet integrated and aesthetically appealing. Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) courses are not a pre-requisite and CAPS graduates will find benefit by expanding into the broader spectrum of universal design that offers a much wider target audience.

As a graduate of this course, participants will be able to: •Describe the significance of integrating UD concepts in residential construction •Distinguish between accessibility solutions and UD solutions •Describe ways that design can be both functional and attractive •Identify and implement solutions for simple and complex scenarios that address various household compositions, budgets and changing needs of clients •Use effective marketing and communication strategies throughout the process •Locate resources, products, materials and services

This Course Qualifies For: •12 AIA/CES HSW LU •12.0 CE for AIBD •1.2 CEU for AOTA •12 CE for all NAHB Designations except HCCP

Course Information

When: February 23-24, 2017
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Where: 1-75 and Corkscrew Road
Estero FL, 33928

Contact: Wanda Gozdz, CAPS
PO Box 1553
Deerfield BeachFL, 33443

Phone: 954-401-5948
E-Mail: wegcaps@att.net
Fax: 954-337-3390

NAHB Member Fee: $550.00
Non-member Fee: $595.00
Instructor: Wanda E. Gozdz, CAPS CAPS
Sponsoring HBA Website: http://www.goldenageliving.com
Designations:

CGA, CGB, GMB, GMR, Master CSP

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