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The Risers & Falls of Richard Scott

Accessibility for a majority of developers is still a new concept to grasp.  It’s an ongoing, evolving, more accepting, and more sort after practice.  However, it’s not good enough to know the DDA standards word for word, we need to understand why those dimensions are “that height” or “this width”.  One of the more frequent…

Time to change? Proposal for new requirements for ‘Changing Places’ bathrooms

Changing Places bathrooms Changing Places bathrooms are bathrooms that are designed to cater for users with profound disabilities. Having this type of bathroom in major public places would be of benefit not just to the individual, but also to their families and associates. Such places could be places that everyone else would take for granted:…

Construction Short Cuts

I have recently been involved in a small boarding house project that undertook defects work. Access was required from the allotment boundary to the main entry door.  As the house was elevated from the street frontage, a stair was proposed at the main entry door with the application of a wheelchair platform lift.  Although a…