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Accessible design

Accessible design


To promote equity by providing buildings that are accessible and usable by people of all physical abilities.


Ensuring that individuals with physical disabilities have access and mobility is an important aspect of an equitable building environment.

Part 1
Accessibility and Usability

The project demonstrates compliance with one of the following:
Current ADA Standards for Accessible Design, or comparable local code or standards.
ISO 21542:2011 - Building Construction - Accessibility and Usability of the Built Environment.