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ANSI Examples - Kitchens

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In this ARE 5.0 NCARB-approved Project Planning and Design Exam Prep course you will learn about the topics covered in the ARE 5.0 PPD exam division. A complete and comprehensive curriculum, this course will touch on each of the NCARB objectives for the ARE 5.0 Project Planning and Design Exam.

Instructor Mike Newman will discuss issues related to the generation or evaluation of design alternatives that synthesize environmental, cultural, behavioral, technical and economic issues.

When you are done with this course, you will have a thorough understanding of the content covered in the ARE 5.0 Project Planning and Design Exam including design concepts, sustainability/environmental design, universal design, and other forms of governing codes and regulations. 

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Couple things that will be fairly universal though, the height of the kitchen counter top will be set at 34 inches, or it'll be adjustable which means that you have to think about how the cabinets underneath it work in order to make that happen, and that there will always be what's referred to as the work surface and then also similar situation at the sink and both of those situations are gonna be set up that somebody in a wheelchair would be able to roll up and do whatever it is that they're gonna be doing, cooking, cutting carrots, you know making a pie, whatever it is, but they need to have some place that they can do that where they can roll up underneath that counter, so there's gotta be a spot where there's no cabinet underneath. You'll see that each of these examples has a spot where there's no cabinets underneath, and the same would be true at the sink. With the work surface, you can find any reasonable place where it works out, sort of logically and reasonably, but for the sink, it has to be at the sink because everybody in a kitchen setting needs to be able to roll up to a sink and get a glass of water, or do the dishes, or whatever it happens to be.

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From the course:
ARE 5.0 Project Planning & Design Exam Prep

Duration: 30h 57m

Author: Mike Newman