Ken will be speaking at the Northern Adirondack Code Enforcement Officials Association on Tuesday March 4th 9am – 11am. The training subject will be, An Architect’s Legal Perspective: Design, Enforcement and Construction. This presentation is put together for Code Enforcement Continuing Education. We are revising this topic for training Design Professionals and other Building Professionals.
Get one hour AIA LU/HSW credit for face-to-face instruction of Design Professionals in the importance of the NYS Property Maintenance Code (PMC) in both its relevance in the design and engineering of building projects as well as its general requirements and intents as they apply to existing buildings whether subject to new work or not. […]
Get two hours of face-to-face instruction for Design Professionals in the legal distinctions between Design Professionals, Code Enforcement Officials, and Contractors using New York State rules and regulations as the template for this presentation. The Course provides an introductory review of how and where New York State provides information in separate regulatory agencies on statutory […]
Most professionals familiar with building codes, and even the general public, seem to understand that building codes serve an important purpose in safeguarding the health and safety of people when occupying a building. What most people don’t understand, many professionals included, is that building codes also set minimum standards for the durability of buildings. The […]
Before you read too far along here, let’s be clear the following is not intended to serve a legal advice and counsel. It is however, the opinion of an author with significant experience as an expert witness in design and construction matters. You should seek out professional legal counsel for any specific legal matters related […]
In this video see how sometimes it is challenging to give a building hazard the right name. See if you can help with this one!
In this video episode- Ken asks the question “How do you become a Forensic Architect”? Ride along for personal thoughts on becoming ‘forensic’.
I have over the years instructed the my crews and trades that my answer is always NO, regardless of the question. This has seemed to really curb the quantity while improve the quality of questions during the day. I have never assessed the ramifications or the missed opportunities, but the projects get done on time […]
In this video episode of Truck Chat….Ken welcomes you to the first edition of Truck Chats. Ride along for an introduction to a unique feature.