Monthly Archives: April 2016

Margie’s home modification

Margie consults over the design of her home modification

Margie’s home presented significant barriers to her goal of independent living. An extensive home modification by Architecture & Access dramatically increased her safety and independence, and reduced her need for carer support. “I built my home 20 years ago,” says

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Glenn’s independent living unit

Glenn's indpendent-living-unit-by-Architecture-and-Access

Glenn and his mother Marjorie could not be happier with the transformation to Glenn’s accommodation, from the tiny ill-equipped bungalow in the back yard to a fully self-contained flat and accessible bathroom, joined to the house with a spacious deck.

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John’s home modification

John's home modification by Architecture and Access

Since engaging Architecture & Access to manage the design and construction of extensive home modifications, John is delighted with the outcome. When an accident resulting in a leg amputation caused John to lose freedom of movement within the family home,

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An OTs perspective on home modification

Project manager David Brown with Pamela Reeves , occupational therapist.

A good home modification is all about understanding the client as a whole person not just their physical requirements, according to specialist home modification occupational therapist, Pamela Reeves. Pamela is is specialist occupational therapist who has engaged with Architecture & Access

Posted in Access Consulting, Home Modifications, Livable Housing, Project Management, Specialist Disability Accommodation

Access, risk management and value-adding for building certifiers in South Australia

Brett Fennell, Director BuildSurv at the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors State Conference in Adelaide.

As demand for specialist access consulting services steadily grows, Architecture & Access caught up with Brett Fennell, Director of BuildSurv Building Surveyors and Certifiers, at the recent Australian Institute of Building Surveyors State Conference in Adelaide to talk accessibility, risk

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