2020 Zoom Code Academy

  • August 11, 2020
  • 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Virtual Event

Organization: AIA Cincinnati

2020 ZOOM Code Academy August 11 (ch 34)

The IBC is an essential tool used to provide public safety, health and welfare. Designing with new materials and complex client programs can push the boundaries of a straight-forward code summary. The fifth seminar will cover Chapter 34 (Existing Buildings) of the IBC.


Learning Objectives

  • Know how to deal with alterations to an existing building
  • How to deal with change of occupancy
  • Able to identify and describe design options; and explain any alternative methods
  • Able to deal with additions to existing buildings
2020 Academy Code Series

Become a Code Warrior through this seven-part, in-depth series on the International Building Code (IBC). Majed A. Dabdoub, P.E. provides a detailed overview of specific chapters of the IBC in each session. These small classes encourage participants to ask questions and engage in discussion around real-world examples of code application.

Dabdoub studied Civil Engineering at Ohio University before earning an M.S. in Structural Engineering from the University of Cincinnati. He served as a building plans examiner for the City of Cincinnati from 1987 through 2014 when he left to start his own firm which offers code consulting, training, and structural engineering services.

Classes are the second Tuesday of each month, March through September (no class in July).

March, chapters 3,5,6; April, chapter 10; May, chapters 7,8; June, chapter 9; August, chapter 34; September, chapter 11; October, chapter 17. 

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