Published on June 28, 2014
LCM Architects was founded in 1996 to provide architecture and accessibility consulting services. Our staff is comprised of architects, designers, and experts in accessibility and universal design. We provide architectural and accessibility consulting services for a diverse group of clients on many different types of projects. We work with clients in the corporate, education, government, healthcare, hospitality, housing, and research fields. LCM’s practice includes work in the following areas: ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES ARCHITECTURE Programming and Planning Design Universal Design Interior Design Construction Documents Construction Administration Interior Design Furniture, Fixture & Equipment Selection ACCESSIBILITY CONSULTING AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) Architectural Plan Review Barrier Removal Consultation Facility Inspection, Reports and Consultation Program Access Consultation Training JOHN H. CATLIN, FAIA Jack has been involved with accessibility for people with disabilities since 1975. In 2004 he was appointed by President Clinton to serve on the U.S. Access Board. The Access Board is the federal agency responsible for developing the ADA Accessibility Guidelines. Jack was the first practicing architect to serve as the Chairman of the Board. He is a founding partner of LCM Architects and has served on every Illinois accessibility advisory committee since 1976. He currently Co- Chair’s, with the Chicago Mayors Office for People with Disabilities, the revision of the Accessibility Chapter of the Chicago Building Code. He is very involved in providing training on the subject of universal design and accessible design for professional groups, corporations, universities, and government agencies. Presently, he is one of two technical trainers for the US Department of Housing and Urban Development Fair Housing Accessibility FIRST Program.