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Expert Teaches Universal Design and Green Building Course

Rosemarie Rossetti, Ph.D. Teaches Custom Course for Designers Across the Country

COLUMBUS, OH – February 28, 2010 – Rosemarie Rossetti Ph.D., project leader of the Universal Design Living Laboratory (UDLL), a national demonstration home of the future, will teach a course entitled “Designing Sustainable Homes that Will Make Life Easier” in conjunction with Design Arts Seminars, Inc. The course is a fusion of the latest in universal design features and products, as well as green building techniques and green products.

“I designed my new program as a custom course for architects and interior designers across the country,” states Rossetti. “I am eager to begin teaching the architects and interior designers and will utilize the UDLL as the framework and case study for this course.”

Through Rossetti’s course, participants will learn the steps necessary to develop a timeless universal design and high performance, energy efficient home. Courses are now being offered at the following locations:

  • Wednesday, March 17, 2010 – Hilton Dallas Lincoln Centre, Dallas, TX – 8:00am – 5:00pm
  • Thursday, March 18, 2010 – Decorative Center Houston, Houston, TX – 8:00am – 5:00pm
  • Thursday, July 22, 2010 – Venue TBA, Austin, TX – 8:00am – 5:00pm
  • Thursday, October 7, 2010 – Venue TBA, Chicago, IL – 8:00am – 5:00pm
  • Thursday, October 21, 2010 – Venue TBA, Orlando, FL – 8:00am – 5:00pm
  • Friday, November 5, 2010 – Venue TBA, Atlanta, GA – 8:00am – 5:00pm
  • Thursday, December 9, 2010 – Venue TBA, Fort Lauderdale, FL – 8:00am – 5:00pm

Tuition for first-time customers will be $245.00 and will include course materials, continental breakfast, refreshments, and snacks. For a detailed course description, information regarding tuition for other customers, and to register, participants may visit the Design Arts Seminars, Inc. website.

About Rosemarie Rossetti Ph.D.:
Rosemarie Rossetti, Ph.D. is a powerful speaker whose presentations help design professionals integrate universal design and "green" building features into their projects. Rosemarie was a catalyst in building the Universal Design Living Laboratory, a national demonstration home and garden in Columbus, Ohio to showcase universal design and "green" building practices. Since March 2006, her accessible housing column is published in Action Magazine, a national publication of the United Spinal Association. Rosemarie understands the benefits of universal design from personal experience as a person who uses a wheelchair.

About Design Arts Seminars, Inc:
Design Arts Seminars, Inc. has been serving the continuing education needs of licensed design professionals since 1992. An AIA-registered provider and USGBC member, Design Arts Seminars, Inc. offers courses to satisfy the needs of architects and designers across the country. Design Arts Seminars, Inc. will feature the course “Designing Sustainable Homes that Will Make Life Easier” taught by Rosemarie Rossetti, Ph.D. in the month of March.


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