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North Carolina Architects

AIAU: Rapid-Response Housing in Pandemic Environments

King County, Washington, was the “epicenter” of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S. Learn how DLR Group partnered with the county to deliver nearly 1,000 quarantine, assessment, and recovery beds in various communities within a matter of weeks through rapid assessment, design, and construction methods. Lessons learned will equip designers and communities to better manage pandemic events in the future.

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North Carolina Architects

AIAU: US State and Local Codes

Codes and standards are developed scientifically and support the needs of our society extremely well. But because we have such a large country, local variations make the codes complex and difficult to digest, understand, and comply. As architects, we are responsible for satisfying society’s demands for buildings that are safe, secure, healthy, energy efficient, accessible, functional, sustainable, and high-performance, all while complying with enforced codes and standards. This session will explore the challenges architects face with codes and standards while navigating solutions, offering best practices, and providing strategies for managing compliance.

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Separating Cool Roof Facts from Myths

With the popularity of “Cool Roofs” in the industry, it is natural that roofing manufacturers who sell dark-colored roofs will try to discredit cool roofing benefits. This presentation looks at some of the cool roofing arguments and helps to distinguish fact from fiction.  

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AIAWS | Lunch & Learn | Oldcastle APG

Modeling Masonry with BIM **Earn 1 HSW/LU** BIM is expanding quickly within the construction industry worldwide. However, the masonry industry has not historically been well represented. Therefore, there is a…
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North Carolina Architects

AIA Contract Documents Workshop

Overview AIA Contract Documents As an architect, owner, or contractor, using comprehensive contract documents is the most important thing you can do to protect your project, minimize risk and avoid…
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Lunch & Learn | Tubelite

Storefront or Curtain Wall? Seeing Through the Difference 1 LU/HSW   This course includes a basic review of storefront and curtain wall glazing systems. The program will examine industry standards…
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