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You’re in Safe Hands – Welcome Linus Tong

Linus Tong has joined Architecture & Access to head up Safety in Design Linus has 10 years’ experience working in the fields of water treatment, chemical risk management and OHS consulting. He has worked in-house and in consulting roles for

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What is an Access Audit?

Ensuring that buildings and facilities are accessible is a continual process. It begins with an audit of existing conditions. Throughout Australia every year, organisations, both public and private, engage in upgrading their service offering. Much focus is placed on customer

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U City – Featured Project, Adelaide

Architecture & Access are proud to have been involved in the Uniting Communities development known as U City. Opening its doors this month in the heart of the Adelaide CBD, this $100million, 20 storey development provides a community within one

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Knock knock who’s there?

We each travel through many doors in a day.  Most of the time we pass through the doorway without even considering it.  However using some doors becomes effortful, such as where we have to put all our weight against the

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Architecture & Access welcomes Katrina Henderson

The Access Team are excited to introduce Katrina Henderson, a qualified Occupational Therapist to the Access Consulting Team The Access Team in Melbourne would like to welcome Katrina Henderson to the team. Katrina is an Occupational Therapist who has worked

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Featured Projects – Cairns Performing Arts Centre

CPAC – ‘The Precinct” The Cairns Performing Art Centre officially opened on the 15th October 2018, making a rich new beginning in the cultural life of Far North Queensland. CPAC sits at the heart of a Council-led initiative entitled The

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Featured Projects – Melbourne Airport

Terminals T2 and T3 refurbishment Architecture & Access have been involved since 2004 in the progressive expansion and refurbishment of Melbourne Airport facilities to improve passenger experience and operational efficiency. Recent and current projects include; T2 Check-In facilities incorporating new

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National Construction Code (NCC) is now in action, Changing Facilities

One of the most significant changes regarding accessibility provisions with the code is the introduction of Accessible Adult Change Facilities. The National Construction Code (NCC) 2019 has come into effect around the country*. The NCC 2019 sees the introduction of

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Specialist Disability Accommodation Changes

Hayley in her new accessible bathroom designed by Home Modification Victoria.

SDA Design Standard to hopefully provide much needed assistance to Designers, Housing Providers and Assessors. The provision of Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) is one of the most highly anticipated facets of the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Due to the high

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Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne – New Changing Places Facility

Architecture & Access, a specialist consultant for the built environment was appointed to design and document the new Changing Places facility in Hamer Hall, Melbourne’s premier concert venue, in the heart of Arts Centre Victoria’s Southbank precinct. Hamer Hall’s Changing

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