ACCESSIBLE DESIGN

Trautman Associates Architects place a great focus on accessible design.
The kitchen example below is designed to be accessible for the client as well as other members of the household. Roll over the red circles to learn more.

OTHER EXAMPLES

Shower

Space provided to accommodate client and attending caregiver

Roll-in shower with multiple drains

Shower head adjustable to different heights

Safety bars with duel purpose as towel racks

Window control in reach of wheelchair

Natural lighting provided through skylights and windows

 

Exterior

Hidden ramp designed under covered terrace providing use during inclement weather

No change in floor level from interior to exterior use

Extended exterior surface designed to blend in with landscaping

Wheelchair accessible thresholds at exterior doors with protective roof overhang

Window control in reach of wheelchair

Skylights maximize natural light to interior

 

Bathroom

Space provided to accommodate client and attending caregiver

Multiple sources of supplemental heat including hydronic towel rack and infra-red lighting

Built in accessible storage for multiple purposes

Sink is accessible by wheelchair

Faucets and controls reachable from wheelchair