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Testimonials

"Endelman & Associates’ expertise in accessibility issues was instrumental in developing an extensive database program that utilized accessibility laws, rules and guidelines from three different source…This knowledge and expertise, combined with their excellent organizational skills, was instrumental in completing one of the most comprehensive and forward looking documents produced for our office. This team was one of the most knowledgeable and professional I have had the pleasure to work with on any project. They were timely, thorough, and extremely competent in all of their work. I would highly recommend them to anyone."

Jim Burt, Project Manager, King County Division of Capital Planning & Development

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Scott Adams, RA

Accessibility Consultant

Mr. Adams has managed large complex projects in the US and across Europe, and he brings his expertise in code analysis and interpretation to E&A.  He has over 15 years of experience in the architecture field during which he was actively involved in all manner of zoning, land use, health, and building codes. As Project Manager at Starbucks he was responsible for the creation and maintenance of design and construction standards. This included ensuring that store concepts were designed in compliance with various building, health, and accessibility codes. He was also responsible for “trouble shooting” compliance issues for individual stores. 

He also sits on the International Code Council’s Building Code Interpretation Committee, and was previous Vice-Chair.  His contract administration activities included shop drawing review, on-site project meetings, and overseeing building commissioning activities.   He was also Principal and founder of Sustainable Integration, a consulting firm specializing in creating sustainable design and construction programs for building owners, developers, and retailers to improve the environmental footprint of all of their projects.

He has solid experience with Endelman & Associates performing FHA / ADA / Code Accessibility Design Reviews, and Accessibility Site Observations during construction.

Education, Licenses, Boards, & Affiliations

  • Bachelor of Architecture - University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
  • LEED Accredited Professional Interior Design & Construction – 2014
  • LEED Accredited Professional Building Design & Construction – 2018
  • International Code Council’s Building Code Interpretation Committee – Current member; Vice-Chair 2012 - 2014

Publications

  • FHA / ADA / IBC-ANSI / UFAS Accessibility Design Reviews and Site Observations for multi-unit residential projects for significant clients including: Alliance Residential Company, Burrard Group, Carmel Partners, CDK Enterprises, Continental Properties, Goodman Real Estate, Holland Construction, Inland Construction, ONNI Group, Ovation, Rainier Pacific Development, and Westbank.
  • He has conducted ADA Surveys using E&A’s Survey Solution software to include Greater Lakes Mental Healthcare Buildings