ARE 5.0 Programming & Analysis Exam Prep

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- Slope and Drainage Constraints on Site

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In this ARE 5.0 Programming and Analysis Exam Prep course you will learn about the topics covered in the ARE 5.0 PA exam division. A complete and comprehensive curriculum, this course will touch on each of the NCARB objectives for the ARE 5.0 Programming and Analysis Exam.

Instructor Mike Newman will discuss issues related to programming, site analysis, and zoning & code requirements.

When you are done with this course, you will have a thorough understanding of the content covered in the ARE 5.0 Programming and Analysis Exam including project type analysis, the establishment of qualitative and quantitative project requirements, evaluation of project site and context, and assessment of economic issues.

My name is Sean Newberry and I work for Incu mason Architects. Today I'm gonna be looking at how to use the 2010 Americans with Disabilities Act, to bring an existing project into compliance and up to code. As you can see on these two plans, the overall, as well as the close-up version of the rand plan. There's a lot going on this site, we've got trees, we've got accessible parking, we've got trench drain and we have stairs. We did have parking considerations to think about though, with this site. Well, the site itself did have the appropriate amount of accessible parking spaces, none of them were adjacent to the unit in question.

Which is inconvenient to say the least for anybody who needs those units and needs those parking spaces. We were tasked with looking at how to incorporate new accessible parking spaces into the parking around this unit. We were hemmend in on one side by a french drain that ran the entire width of the parking, our own parking spaces, as well as the fact that the existing parking spaces sloped much more dramatically than 2010 ADRS would let us have. So we had to preserve the site drainage as well as bring up the pavement without touching drain.

So what we ended up doing, was we ended up creating a dry swale here by curbing off where we raised up the pavement so that no one would accidentally would step into the swale. To make things more difficult, there's this significant drop in elevation between where these parking spaces are and where the accessible units are. Which created the need to have a accessible path of travel, go from the parking to the units.

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ARE 5.0 Programming & Analysis Exam Prep

Duration: 19h 56m

Author: Mike Newman