Gilda Puente-Peters is an award-winning architect with over 38 years of experience specializing in the accessibility field. Her work includes accessibility planning for cities, counties, educational facilities, medical institutions, biotech,hospitality facilities, master plans, feasibility and due diligence studies, commercial, industrial and recreational facilities, health care facilities, renovation of civic historic buildings, childcare facilities. Ms. Puente-Peters has worked in numerous projects providing Accessibility Plan Reviews, Surveys with probable construction cost estimates, Transition Plans, Self-Evaluation reports, prioritization of architectural barrier removal projects, as well as plan review and ispections of many building types accessibility projects.
Ms. Puente-Peters served as a Subject Matter Expert in the development of the California Access Specialist Program (CASp) committee for the Division of the State Architect. She provided accessibility trainings for architects and many institutions such as several American Institute of Architects (AIA) Chapters, Organization of Woman Architects (OWA), Construction Specification Institute (CSI) and provided four day CASp Trainings throughout the State, to prepare participants to obtain the CASp Certification.