Session III - Challenges and Solutions Associated with Making Existing and Historical Buildings More Accessible
Nov 9th, 2022 | 12:00 - 1:30pm
Understanding the historical significance of a building will be the necessary driver to design with the historical value of the building in the forefront of your mind. Accessibility can easily become a part of your beautiful interiors while maintaining authenticity. Barrier-free Administrator for Alberta Municipal Affairs, Linnie Tse, will help designers gain an understanding of retaining historical value while still being able to highlight accessibility for all and authenticity of the spaces you are working with.
IDCEC Approved for 1.0 HSW-Barrier Free CEU. Learning Level: Basic
Presenter: LINNIE TSE, BA, BCR, MEDes, Administrator, Barrier-Free, Alberta Municipal Affairs, Community and Technical Support
Members | $60.00
Non-Member | $85.00
Linnie is currently employed by the Government of Alberta as the Barrier Free Administrator in the Community and Technical Services Branch of Municipal Affairs. She is the administrative liaison between the Barrier-Free Sub-Council of the Safety Codes Council and Municipal Affairs. Some of her responsibilities includes the processing of applications for barrier-free relaxation and the update and rewrite of the Barrier-Free Design Guide used in Alberta. She worked with the Disability Advisory and Engagement Branch and for the Secretariat for the Premier’s Council on the Status of Persons with Disabilities as the Accessibility Advisor. Nationally, she serves on the Emergency Measures Technical Committee for Accessibility Standards Canada. Internationally, she represents Alberta as a Director responsible for the International Built Environment and Certification Standards for the World Disability Union Her education includes a Masters in Environmental Design and 2 Bachelors - Community Rehabilitation and Sociology with a Minor in Communication Studies. Accessibility is the great equalizer!