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Security Planning and Design

Security Planning and Design Part II: Understanding Threats, Hazards and Security Design Concepts

Explore contextual issues for security at regional, community, and local levels. This course examines threats driving the need for security planning and design in buildings.

Security Planning and Design

Security Planning and Design Part I: Security in the Built Environment

Explore contextual issues for security at regional, community, and local levels. Emerging issues facing design professionals include existing versus new building design, security and aesthetics, and designing for security in an open society.

Architect's Standard of Care

Understanding the Architect’s Standard of Care

This course addresses an architect's standard of care, as well as the liability an architect faces during a project’s pursuit, negotiation, design, construction document production, and the construction administration process.

Multistory-Wood-Frame-Structures

Accommodating Shrinkage in Multistory Wood-Frame Structures

Cumulative wood shrinkage can impact the function and performance of finishes, openings, MEP systems, and structural connections. Learn how to accommodate shrinkage in multistory structures and minimize effects on building performance.

Historic Preservation Part V: Modern Heritage, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion

Examine 21st century preservation, while also exploring the complexities that modern heritage, intangible heritage, and social justice have added to preservation efforts.