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2021 Code Academy: Chapter 34 Existing Buildings

July 14, 2021 @ 7:30 am 10:30 am




Start: 7:30 am
Finished by: 10:30 am


$35 – AIA Member

$75 – Non-Member

*Zoom* Code Academy: Chapter 34 Existing Buildings

The IBC is an essential tool used to provide public safety, health and welfare. Designing with new materials and complex client programs can push the boundaries of a straight-forward code summary. The fifth seminar will cover Chapter 34 (Existing Buildings) of the IBC.

Register by 3pm on July 13 to attend.

Learning Objectives

  • Know how to deal with alterations to an existing building
  • How to deal with change of occupancy
  • Able to identify and describe design options; and explain any alternative methods
  • Able to deal with additions to existing buildings


Majed A. Dabdoub, P.E. studied Civil Engineering at Ohio University before earning an M.S. in Structural Engineering from the University of Cincinnati. He served as a building plans examiner for the City of Cincinnati from 1987 through 2014 when he left to start his own firm which offers code consulting, training, and structural engineering services.

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