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29 ADA accessible Ideabooks
The No-Threshold Shower: Accessibility With Style
"improve accessibility and your quality of life, especially if someone in your home... great for ADA accessibility Great article, recessed shower floor plans are the way... their accessibility. I also love the trench drains. A very attractive detail! We'll... of the accessible showers we have done. http://gamburd.com/category/home-mods/ Gamburd... can be accessed easily. This design allowed the cabinetry to extend into the shower..."
Make a Powder Room Accessible With Universal Design
Right-size doorways, lever handles and clearance around the sink and commode are a great start in making a powder room accessible to all
"mobility, has access to a sink and toilet without having to climb stairs. In a two-story... Accessing the powder room is the first hurdle. Aim for doorways that are minimum... T&C ADA Wall Mount Vanity or this Lacava Libera vanity — offer greater flexibility... powder room accessible to all..."
3 Home Features to Boost Accessibility
"three accessibility features will make your home easier for them to visit. *At least... that's accessible from either the driveway or sidewalk — a slight slope blended... floor (accessible without stairs). These features also will help any nonimpaired... mention that ADA regulations also require for safety a level platform of ideally 5' square... tune with accessibility! I know of several wheelchair bound people who have created..."
How to Design an Accessible Shower
"said, an accessible shower does not need to lack in style, as these examples show.... ready for accessibility than have to scramble to renovate when the need arrives. Here... impossible to access the shower bench if one happened to be in a wheelchair. The door would... block access to the rest of the space. Would it not be better if the door opened... like the access to the controls being near the opening. Good article with many practical..."
Houzz Tour: Accessibility Meets Contemporary on an Austin Hilltop
Banish all thoughts of sterile schemes. This new build in Texas features universal design in warm, comfortable style
"y but accessible home that she could easily maneuver in her wheelchair. Architect... her. She accessed plates and glasses from drawers. Her sons now access plates and glasses... completely accessible. Ironwood Builders... Have you ever even been to Austin? It's an... in its accessibility and its overall design. What was the land cost? Was a developer... handicapped accessible. Where there any incentives given to reduce costs by any agencies/gov't..."
8 Ways to Make an Extra-Full Nest Work Happily
If multiple generations or extended family shares your home, these strategies can help you keep the peace
Tell a Story With Design for a More Meaningful Home
Design for All: Smart Interiors for All Members of the Home
"shell of access to permit formerly non-disabled people to remain in their homes if they... functional for ADA. what a great photo #1. I am dealing with family member in wheelchair and... or easy access through French doors) and using pathways with outdoor covered seating... and open access allows visitors of all ages and abilities to "play" in the kitchen.... in-and-out access with a sleek look. Layered light provides ambiance and functionality..."
What the Heck Is 'Good' Design Anyway?
We yearn for it and strive for it, but good home design isn't always easy to grasp. These 8 prescriptions from an architect can help
"chair access under the vanity, you wouldn't notice the accessibility of their house... acronym ADA when what we mean is universally accessible. It's just a relatively convenient... convenience. Accessibility for all levels of physical ability should be integrated into... importance of accessibility, and most people learn the hard way (after they're forced from... aren't ADA compliant, and maybe not even newer ones. If people buy those homes who..."
The Case for a Curbless Shower
"design accessible homes and bathrooms and I have a pet-peeve about accessible homes... handicap access and needs to be ADA compliment, there are some size minimums you will... wheelchair accessible on the left and one on the right with more storage. Through a 4-1/2'... as per ADA guidelines. As for aesthetics, we decided on gray floor tile with undertones... handicap accessible but still fashionable; you just answered our questions! Thank you..."
8 Cabinet Door and Drawer Types for an Exceptional Kitchen
Pick a pocket or flip for hydraulic. These alternatives to standard swing-out cabinet doors offer more personalized functionality
"incorporating ADA Standards and added accessible functions into their design. A lot of extras... everything is accessible as well as pull out drawers and larder units, for help with kitchen... using ADA standards in case any of us have mobility issues in the future. embracegrace... had an accessible home. My grandma loved cooking an entertaining for years, with the... difficult to access...Would love to have one of these in my kitchen ,when I go in for..."
Aging-in-Place Resolutions for the New Year
"that are accessible without even knowing it. Accessibility should be standard practice... completely accessible home for all of us - but we want it to look like a modern, comfortable... 'invisible accessibility' - slightly larger doors throughout the house, no steps, great... easy access bathrooms and taps are the obvious ones - we love going through Houzz... Wheelchair accessible shower. We installed Emtek 28 degree hardware which requires someone..."
5 Common Bathroom Design Mistakes to Avoid
Get your bath right for the long haul by dodging these blunders in toilet placement, shower type and more
"be no access and if we ever need to get to the pipes, we will have to put a hole... right: ADA-height toilet!! LOVE IT. Also, raised the shower head when we re-did... need of Accessible design apartment ideas. My issue is that everyone wants to put... architect has access to the bathroom going thru the walk in closet..totally unacceptable... universal access or aging in place. In none of the photo are grab bars or anything a..."
8 Little Remodeling Touches That Make a Big Difference
Make your life easier while making your home nicer, with these design details you'll really appreciate
"easy to access. forgot one more - couldn't live without the four trash/compost/recycling... and easy access to all my gadgets. An ice/water dispenser in the fridge door and a small... easy to access space for full size recycling/garbage containers. Under the sink there... love our ADA-height, double-flush-setting toilet! I will never buy a regular height... able to access it when the time comes for our kitchen remodel. Now, I just need similar..."
Meet the New Super Toilets
With features you never knew you needed, these toilets may make it hard to go back to standard commodes
"Everything is accessible through the flushing plate. Cheers Bertram I'm in Japan right... for easy access if needed. There are numerous bowls that work with this design which... or an ADA height toilet? Those range anywhere from 17-19 inches from the floor to... tures/ada/Default.aspx @Toto Right - the riser I'm thinking of goes *under* a normal..."