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CEU Weekend

CEU Opportunities at the BAC 

 Architects, take advantage of the opportunity to fulfill professional development requirements at the BAC. Sessions provide a combination of HSW and LU CEU credits. BAC faculty and guest speakers will address critical topics that affect the work of today's design professional.

Upcoming Sessions

Prior Sessions

Upcoming Sessions

Saturday, June 7, 2014 & Sunday, June 8, 2014
Pricing: $
199 per session; $545 for entire weekend
pce@the-bac.edu  or by phone 617-585-0101

Session 1:
8:30AM - 12:30PM Earn 4CEUs
Session 2: 1:30 - 5:30PM 
4 HSW 

Session 1:
9:00AM - 1:00PM 


Prior CEU Session Topics

Title: "Back to Basics: Building Height, Area, and Construction Type Workshop"
Description: One of the building code's most basic functions is to regulate building height and area based on use group and construction type. This workshop explores the relationship between these elements within the context of the 8th Edition of the Massachusetts State Building Code. A basic height and area calculation is used as a starting point and is built upon to introduce the available options for the treatment of mixed uses; accessory, non-separated, separated firewalls, and separate detached buildings. Architectural and construction professionals of all experience levels will benefit from this primer on height and area analysis which will serve as an overview of fundamentals for those in the early stages of their career as well as a refresher for seasoned veterans looking to understand the subtle changes due to the 2009 IBC and Massachusetts amendments.

Title: "Let's Tell the World About You"
Description: In this two-hour session students will explore brand, communications, marketing and public relations as they relate to the design professions.

Title: "The Art and Practicality of Hand Drawing"
Description: In an increasingly digital world, traditional hand drawing has become nearly obsolete. This two hour interactive workshop focuses on the necessity, efficiency and professional and personal benefits of integrating hand drawing and rendering into the practice of architecture. 

Title: "Color Specifications and Client Lives"
Description: The color choices made for residential applications have direct practical impact on everyday life in the physical space, from temperature variances and lighting effectiveness to area perception and the usage life cycle. Color specialist Gloria Robertson will provide a short background and several key examples of the very real differences colors we specify can make to the end user of residential space you design.