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The ALABAMA ARCHITECTURAL FOUNDATION, a non-profit organization formed in 1983, seeks to heighten the public’s appreciation and understanding of ARCHITECTURE and to promote good design among the public and within Alabama Communities. (from web site)
The Alabama Council AlA is a non-profit professional trade association for architects residing and practicing in Alabama. Membership includes six chapter components: Birmingham, East Alabama, Mobile, Montgomery, North Alabama and Northeast Alabama...The primary goal of the Alabama Council AlA is to promote unity among the architectural profession in the state. From legislation to education, through communication and member services, the Council seeks to provide members representation, information and programs to ensure the progress of architecture in Alabama.
Architecture--General
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has been the leading professional membership association for licensed architects, emerging professionals, and allied partners since 1857. AIA's goal is to serve as the voice of the architecture profession and the resource for its members in service to society.
"Archiplanet is a community-constructed collection for all the buildings, building users, and building creators on planet Earth. 'Community-constructed" means we are creating this site together.... Archiplanet uses the same easy open source MediaWiki software as the famous Wikipedia. Any registered user can edit or create almost any page at Archiplanet, with helpful support from the Archiplanet staff. Comprehensive change-tracking and community reciprocality back up this open collective-creation content approach." (from website)
Barrier-Free and Universal Design
ADA design standards and regulations and links to ADA publications can be found here.
"The IDEA Center is dedicated to improving the design of environments and products by making them more usable, safer and appealing to people with a wide range of abilities throughout their life spans." (from web site)
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