Successful and comprehensive Accessibility in architecture requires the whole team. From the owner to the architect to the contractor, and all the codes in between, it requires foresight, research, review, and communication. The end is more than worth it, so let us help you get started with this Early Accessible Design info-graphic.
By Debbie Adams, AIA. Debbie is an architect and project manager in CRSA’s Government Studio.
“Traditional” design of buildings has long been oriented towards one “average” physical type: a young, adult male. As children, as older adults, or as people with physical disabilities—temporary or permanent—none of us are always “average” and many of us are never “average.”
Buildings are built for people, but for which people? Continue reading