Presentation: Universal Design & Aging in Place
Please join us on Wednesday, September 14th for an exciting presentation regarding UNIVERSAL DESIGN & AGING IN PLACE. The speaker for our event is Carolyn F. Cheetham, CMKBD - NKBA Secretary.
Designing kitchen and bath environments for clients with special limitations requires a particularly sensitive approach and a close client relationship as well as an awareness of the ever-changing product market. As the largest demographic group of society ages, aging in place will have a profound impact on the expectations of kitchen and bath envirnments. Universal Design codes are not client specific but broad in definition. Carolyn F. Cheetham, CMKBD will introduce you to scenarios that convey a broad range of needs and accommodations, and how to address these situations. this specialized level of knowledge and insight will give designers, contractors, manufacturers/fabricators and installers "The Edge" they need to be effective with their clients and stay ahead of their competitors.
Speaker: Carolyn F. Cheetham, CMKBD - NKBA Secretary
Carolyn Cheetham, CMKBD, Architectural Technologist and owner of Design Works by Cheetham has worked in the kitchen and bath industry for 27 years and has been active in the NKBA for 17 years, serving as a national leader on the Advisory Council of Designers, Board of Chapter Representatives, Board of Director, Canadian Ad Hoc Membership Parity Committee, International Task Force, and Sustainability Task Force, as well as a two-time judge for the NKBA Design Competition. Cheetham, winner of an International Bathroom Design competition, has also instructed drafting courses at a local community college, and served on the Advisory Board of the Interior Design Department at Lakeland College.
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
*Note this is a Wed. meeting
Indiana Design Center
200 Rangeline Road
Carmel, IN 46032
5:30 - 6:30pm Registration and light buffet dinner
6:30 - 8:00 Chapter Meeting and Presentation
Cash Bar Available