This seminar will explore the various regulations of healthcare architecture, where they apply, who enforces them and the differences between them regarding the built environment. Specifically, the 2012 Life Safety Code, 2012 International Building Code, 2015 International Building Code, 2010 ADA Standards, 2009 A117.1, Texas Hospital Licensing Rules and the 2014 FGI Guidelines will be addressed. 

Presenter:  Tina Duncan, AIA, CBO, RAS

Tina Duncan focuses on the technical aspects of healthcare design and understanding how regulatory requirements will affect the built environment. Tina has over 17 years of experience as a project architect and healthcare planner which enabled her transition into the complex field of codes.  She is the chair of the AIA Academy of Architecture for Health Codes and Standards committee, a member of the Health Guidelines Revision Committee for the FGI, a certified building official, a certified accessibility reviewer, and the vice-chair of the Dallas AIA Codes and Standards committee.  She understands the importance of code and regulation compliance while looking beyond the immediate to seek a creative and appropriate solution using the underlying principles and intent.


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