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National Building Codes: Part 9


Synchronous Online Course

  • Tentative Start Date: August 13, 2021
  • Day/Time: Fridays, 8:00-9:45 pm EDT
  • Length: 8 weeks (16 hours)
  • Instructor: Ms. Masoudeh Nooraei

Important Notes: 

  • A “Certificate of Completion” will be awarded to you, if you complete the course.
  • The full price of the course is $200. Enrollment fee for the first 7 persons is $160.
  • The cap of this course is 20 persons.

Course Description

Building Code for Architects is a technical course, which focuses on Parts 3 & 9 of the National Building Code. In part 3 section, large building classification and construction Will be discussed. The curriculum covers separation of major occupancies; building area and height; streets, building size and construction;  fire separations and fire-resistance ratings; firewalls; Spatial Separation Requirements; closures; Exit & Egress, mezzanines and interconnected floor spaces; Barrier-free requirements and alternative solutions.
In part 9 section, we will go over the code requirements for small buildings & houses in terms of structural requirements; design of areas & spaces; Stairs, ramps, handrails & guards; means of egress and fire protection.

Course Material:

You need to have either a hard copy or a PDF version of the National Building Code. The course organizers can provide you with the PDF version, if needed.



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