Design for the disabled people

DOORS 1. PROBLEM IDENTIFICATION Narrow doorways. Doors hinged on the wrong side, thus hindering accessibility. Doorways with high thresholds. Heavy and hard-to-operate door leaves.                       Fig. 1 2. PLANNING PRINCIPLE To facilitate the passage of a wheelchair user through doors. 3. DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS 3.1 General […]

Introducing Adjustable LED Stair Lighting Strips

STAIRS LED Stair Lighting KLUS offers a wide range of LED stair lighting solutions for your staircase lighting requirements. Choose from a wide selection of extrusions; especially STEP profile that offers top and bottom LED stair illumination. Turn on the top LED to light the upper edge of each step or the bottom one to […]

Stone and Brick Accent Wall Projects

More on how to install brick veneer from ‘DIY Network‘… This is just another take on the same project, using a slightly different product. It’s always a good idea to read instructions from more than one source… You never know when you might come across that one tip that might make a difference in your […]

Accessories in Public Restrooms

SPACE REQUIREMENTS AND REACH RANGES THE STANDARDS DESIGNATE CLEAR FLOOR SPACE to accommodate a single wheelchair of at least 30 inches by 48 inches (760 by 1220mm). The space can be positioned for a forward or parallel approach to restroom elements. A portion of the clear floor space may be located under fixtures, lavatories, or […]

Small or Single Public Restrooms

DESIGN SOLUTIONS FOR SMALL PUBLIC RESTROOMS AND INDIVIDUAL TOILET ROOMS SMALL PUBLIC RESTROOMS (Figs. 17-19) require one standard 60 inch (1525mm) wide toilet compartment. Minimum 60 inch (1525mm) diameter or T-Shaped turning spaces are also required, as well as an accessible lavatory, restroom accessories, and access aisles that meet 2010 ADA and 2009 ICC/ANSI Standards. […]