2012 IBC Special Building Types and Features

Course Title 2012 IBC Special Building Types and Features
Contact Hours3
Duration3 hours
Education CategoryStandard
ObjectivesUpon completion, participants will be better able to:
  • Understand the scope and application of IBC Chapter 4
  • Identify those special building types and features that are regulated in IBC Chapter 4
  • Apply the special provisions applicable to high-rise buildings, underground buildings, parking garages, mall buildings and special amusement buildings
  • Apply the special provisions that regulate atriums, stages, platforms and storm shelters
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DescriptionBased on selected provisions from Chapter 4, this seminar focuses on several special building types and features. High-rise buildings, underground buildings, parking garages are specialized buildings that have their own unique considerations. Atriums, stages and platforms are building features that are evaluated in a special manner due to the hazards involved. The special detailed requirements and allowances set forth throughout Chapter 4 address a variety of uses and occupancies. Specific topics include:
  • High-rise buildings
  • Underground buildings
  • Covered and Open Mall Buildings
  • Parking garages
  • Aircraft hangars
  • Atriums
  • Stages and platforms