2368 handicap accessible room Stories
My Houzz: Accessibility With Personality in an 1870 Home
"fill an accessible home with warmth and charm... be made accessible for one of the couple's daughters, who has multiple handicaps.... would be handicapped accessible. We are putting in a pool in the spring and have already... house accessible are FANTASTIC. Too often, buildings are retrofitted in really ugly... ways. Accessibility does not mean ugly. You've done a wonderful job. There... anyone handicapped in our 1942 house, we did buy it equipped with an elevator and..."
How to Design an Accessible Shower
"may need room to help with the bathing process, so a shower space should be generously... include room to enter with an extra person, a wheelchair or a walker. That said, an... an accessible shower does not need to lack in style, as these examples show. Being... ready for accessibility than have to scramble to renovate when the need arrives. Here... our wet rooms are full and proper wet rooms with the entire room a giant shower pan..."
My Houzz: A Seattle Remodel Offers Accessibility
Access for legs and wheels was the priority in this Washington state home's renovation, but universal design doesn't mean less style
"Access for legs and wheels was the priority in this Washington state home's renovation... fully accessible to Ferris, who has lived the past 38 years in a wheelchair. The... ABCs of Accessibility, Seattle interior designer Piper Lauri Salogga and Guy DiRe of... remodel. Accessability is so necessary for people with any kind of handicap. To feel... table. Accessibility issues or not, the two things I don't like in a living room are..."
Bungalow Bathroom Gains New Accessibility
"make all rooms—and especially the bathroom—more accessible. This article... proves that accessible can be beautiful too. Too many accessible designs look institutional... designed with handicapped-accessibility in mind. We never really know when life will put... improve accessibility while not looking like a handicap bathroom is what those who... more of! Accessibility does not equal ugly! This marriage of accessibility and beauty..."
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... my own room. If someone has the use of their legs even minimally, the two handrails... tune with accessibility! I know of several wheelchair bound people who have created..."
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... to be handicapped accessible. Where there any incentives given to reduce costs by... her. She accessed plates and glasses from drawers. Her sons now access plates and glasses... of the room. Installing a larger 2" drain line is key for a fast draining tub most... completely accessible. Ironwood Builders... Have you ever even been to Austin? It's an..."
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
"powder room on the main level of your home ensures that anyone, regardless of age... mobility, has access to a sink and toilet without having to climb stairs. In a two-story... powder room or a full bathroom on the main level is also important if someone sustains... powder room carved out from underneath the stairs might do in a pinch, but one that... powder room at least 60 inches wide and 60 inches deep, with a toilet and sink offset..."
Private Access: 12 Bathroom Windows That Reveal Only the Views
Be hidden but not hemmed-in with a strategically placed bathroom window that brings an outdoor view but not prying eyes
"private room in a house, it's lacking if it doesn't have a window. Ideally a bathroom... 70s): rooms without natural light/vent. My high school had a lot of classrooms without... favorite room. Great Ideabook - We have only once worked on a project with an internal... outdoor room adjacent to our bedroom in Illinois. It has utmost privacy and allows... direct access, as this semiroofed space illustrates. The wood lining the walls also..."
Houzz Tour: Universal Design Makes a Midcentury Home Accessible
More space for wheelchairs, easier access to appliances and a curbless shower fit a Seattle family's needs
"easier access to appliances and a curbless shower fit a Seattle family's needs... user and accessibility consultant Karen Braitmayer, reached an impasse in coming up... enhanced accessibility. I have deep appreciation for combining aesthetics with needs... of how accessibility can be beautiful as well as functional! The kitchen and bath... users with accessibility needs that the finished spaces have a "separate but equal" feeling..."
Kitchen of the Week: Good Looking and Accessible to All
Universal design features and sustainable products create a beautiful, user-friendly kitchen that works for a homeowner on wheels
"other rooms in the house. Wondering why there was not a cut out knee access built... into a room where he's no longer excluded. Love the accessibility and the exterior... - NOT accessible and really not that good for elderly. Good accessible design will... the mud room to the living room so you arent looking into the mudroom from the living... chair access thought.i love that the way you had matched the flooring with the working..."
The No-Threshold Shower: Accessibility With Style
"improve accessibility and your quality of life, especially if someone in your home... for ADA accessibility Great article, recessed shower floor plans are the way to go... their accessibility. I also love the trench drains. A very attractive detail! We'll... enter the room can do wonders. One it beefs up the floor improving the deflection and... of the accessible showers we have done. http://gamburd.com/category/home-mods/ Gamburd..."
Room of the Day: A Modern Lodge Embraces Universal Design
Homeowners design their Washington family vacation home to be accessible for their daughter with special needs and a mother in a wheelchair
"to be accessible for their daughter with special needs and a mother in a wheelchair... family room, game area, dining room and storage for their daughter’s medical equipment... appropriate access and clearances was paramount. Architect David Clinkston and interior... thought-out access for how the family functions, whether Dad is cooking in the kitchen... know the room sizes here as I need ideas for space-planning the great room. We planned..."
Ditch a Door to Open a Space
Say goodbye to an interior door or two and welcome better traffic flow and more accessible storage in your rooms
"and more accessible storage in your rooms... up the rooms, add texture and promote organization, since closing the door on closet... entire room designs that break away from the beaten path and use open shelving and... match her room colors with a brush. Sounds funny, but they look great in her room. I... the main room with curtains that added a luxurious yet functional touch. It kept out... son's room). Now I have light airy linen curtains on my bedroom closet, a patterned..."
Kitchen of the Week: Sunlit Garden Views in Bristol, U.K.
Garden access and a bright green backsplash bring color and light to this British kitchen — and the new dining room opens things up
"arden access and a bright green backsplash bring color and light to this British... window and access to the south-facing garden now fill the combined rooms with plenty of... dining room and garden view. Homeowners Alex Larkin and Jane Wallenstein wanted a... utility rooms (laundry rooms) in older, smaller properties. Amanda, I appreciate that... don't have room in the kitchen for a US style refrigerator, (as in this case), so 'fridges..."
Move Over, Soup Cans — the Kitchen Appliances Are Here
Design a pantry with room for mixers, coffeemakers and more, for less countertop clutter and handy access
"pantry with room for mixers, coffeemakers and more, for less countertop clutter and handy... everything is accessible at a glance and it is part of a run of cabinets that includes the... quick access to all ingredients and preparation materials. Thank you, Tiffany, for... laundry room, so that's a perfect opportunity to reorganize. Oh, how I love to organize... Easy access, just spin to grab to grab the appliance needed. That was supposed..."