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Accessible design

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:

a. Current ADA Standards for Accessible Design.
b. ISO 21542:2011 - Building Construction - Accessibility and Usability of the Built Environment, Standard Citations.

Applicability Matrix

Core & Shell New & Existing Buildings New & Existing Interiors
Part 1: Accessibility and Usability P P P
Commercial Kitchen Education Multifamily Residential Restaurant Retail
Part 1: Accessibility and Usability P P - P P

Verification Methods Matrix

Letters of Assurance Annotated Documents On-Site Checks
PART 1 (Design)
Accessibility and Usability