Designing a building in Queensland and looking to ensure it is suitable for all users?
Looking to meet the updated legislative obligations?
BA&A were lucky to attend BDAQ's session with Access expert Francis Lenny of DDA consult.
Mr Lenny invited clarifications from designers and architects, discussing:
the hierarchy of client requirements, council, state and federal requirements and which legislation applies to each type of project.
the practical application of standards
who to communicate with and when
Hoping to build an understanding of accessibility in the residential sector?
Be across timelines and industry developments from the ABCB by checking out this online information. Refresh your jargon know how, definitions and compliance requirements with a read through the HIA accessibility in residential buildings policy (though it was last updated in 2018 and may be set for a refresh). The livable housing design guidelines for residential projects is available here.
Francis Lenny can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org and Donna from Allegion can address your