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Luminance Contrast is the amount of light reflected between two difference surfaces. AS1428.4.1-2009 requires a luminance contrast in a range of 30% to 60% based on the type of building elements proposed.
AS1428.1-2009 provides different types of ramp options that can be incorporated into a building. They include a kerb ramp, threshold ramp, step ramp or 1 in 14 graded ramp.
Ambulant toilets are specifically designed for those with ambulant disabilities that do not require the extra space that is provided by accessible toilets. Accessible toilets are specifically designed to provide enough space to accommodate wheelchair access and assistance when transferring from a wheelchair to the toilet.
The ACAA Conference 2019 will be held in Sydney at the Luna Park Conference Venue between the 14-16 August. The conference is specifically catered for access consultants and all people working to establish inclusive communities.
A large number of clients choose to submit development applications without having an Access Consultant or BCA Consultant review the drawings for compliance with the BCA/NCC and without an Access Report or BCA Report report to support the proposed development.
AS 1428.1-2009 states that a grate may be used on a continuous accessible path of travel if circular openings are not greater than 13mm in diameter.
We highly recommend AS1428.1-2009 compliant stair nosings be installed to all stairways within common areas to prevent any possibility of future litigations that may arise from personal injury.
LHA Design Guideline Assessors registered with LHA can design or assess a design or an as built dwelling as meeting the Livable Housing Silver, Gold or Platinum levels.
Access to heritage buildings can be difficult to achieve where there is new building work proposed within the building.
With the rise of seniors living projects, there is a bit of confusion between designers and consultants regarding the applicable car parking requirements.