As part of the fast-changing built environment we regularly attend seminars, conferences and workshops to be able to provide you with the latest up to date advice.
Keeping up to date with industry news and trends allows us to increase our knowledge which gives us a competitive edge.
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.
Fire isolated stairs and ramps are constructed in buildings mainly for use in emergencies and are typically enclosed with fire rated walls.
It is highly recommended that you check if the consultant advising you has current professional indemnity insurance (not expired) and if the certificate of currency actually lists the discipline they are providing advice for.
Within the Apartment Design Guide, Part 4Q.1 requires that developments achieve a benchmark of 20% of the total apartments incorporating the Livable Housing Guideline's silver level universal design features.
Performance solutions are innovative custom solutions that can be prepared for a project and are introduced on a case by case basis.