The Architecture Happy Hour,HPD Architecture LLC and Abadi Accessibility are joining forces to present a networking and educational event at IKEA Dallas in Frisco, Texas.
How Accessible is Your Work Space?
Registered Accessibility Specialist, Marcela Abadi Rhoads, AIA will share tips on how to make the office common areasand work areas (at home or work)more accessible with easy modifications. Learn how you can better serve your clients by creating a space that is easier to work in and can change along with their needs. Marcela will show us examples of IKEA fixtures and furniture that are easily adaptable.
Enjoy acomplimentary breakfast while learning about what's new in design, furnishings, and business opportunities from Elaine Vale with IKEA BUSINESS, and each other.
This special event is perfect for architects, interior designers, office managers, business owners, educators, students and guests. Everyone will have an opportunity to introduce themselves and their company.
FREE giveaway drawing from those in attendance!
7171 IKEA Dr
Frisco TX 75034
8:00 am Registration and FREE breakfast, provided by IKEA
8:30 am Introductions and program by Marcela Abadi Rhoads, AIA
9:30 am Exclusive private access to the IKEA Showroom. There will be staff available to help get your questions answered.
Remember that March 15, 2011 is when the new Standards became effective in the Federal level. They will be mandatory on March 15, 2012. And each State will adopt it or not, at their discretion.
If you want to learn more about the new Standards, The ADA Companion Guide has the 2004 Guidelines with commentary and explanations throughout.
If you have any questions about these or any other topics, please feel free to contact me anytime.
Marcela Abadi Rhoads, RAS #240