Consider a three-story, fully fire-sprinklered, 1-hour fire-rated, wood-framed Type V Group R-1 hotel building constructed under either the International Building Code (IBC) or the California Building Code
These strict procedural requirements are described in Mr. Haughton’s Declaration filed in federal court on behalf of homeowner Janet Summerfield in her cross-complaint against the City of San Bernardino.
Even though trip-and-fall injuries at parking space wheel stops continue to occur throughout California (and the nation), parking facility owners, managers, and even licensed architects and engineers often are reluctant to remove them…
Senior Principal Lonnie Haughton presents this introduction of fundamental ‘real-world’ aspects of the properties of water.
Despite widespread recognition by modern designers and consultants of the importance of “air barriers”, our firm continues to see litigation claims….
As documented and detailed in our prior position paper, installation of wheel stops or similar devices are recommended – by the federal American with Disabilities Act