ART codeaccess' JAMES G SCOTT is a practicing architect in Birmingham, Alabama.  He was employed in the early 1980's by the Southern Building Code Congress International, Inc. (now the International Code Council),  and as a member of their educational staff,  he helped provide instruction for codes and standards seminars within the Southeastern United States.  His work also included developing course materials, and developing certification exams for code officials.  James received his B.S. in Environmental Design from Auburn University, and his Bachelor of  Architecture from Louisiana Tech University.  He has worked in several different architectural firms ranging in size from three people to over a hundred people, and has
consequently had the opportunity to become involved with the design of many different types of projects. Besides maintaining a small architectural practice and pottery studio,  he travels throughout the United States to provide seminars and consulting services on construction codes and standards, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Housing Amendments Act, the Architectural Barriers Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and many state and local accessibility codes and standards.  He is the author of the book,  Architectural Building Codes: A Graphic Reference, published by John Wiley and Sons,  Inc.