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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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New Accessible Adult Change Facilities included in the 2019 Building Code of Australia (BCA)

Accessible Adult Change Facilities are sanitary facilities which contain a toilet, adult sized change table and a ceiling track hoist. From 1 May 2019, the Building Code of Australia requires Accessible Adult Change Facilities to be provided in particular types

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Architecture & Access congratulates Nasrin

The team at Architecture & Access congratulate Nasrin Fattahi for achieving her Australia Day Citizenship Award. Nasrin was very proud to be part of the citizenship ceremony held in Whitehorse City Council and to make her Australian Citizenship pledge. Nasrin

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How to create better spaces to live in – learning from the world around us

What defines the spaces that we love? What makes some places great? Why do we enjoy being in one particular place more than another? How can the natural world around us teach us to design in a way that will

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Architecture & Access congratulate Steve Schulze in our South Australia Office

Steve Schulze and Grant Wooller lead the Architecture & Access team in South Australia

Architecture & Access congratulate Steve Schulze for achieving Accredited Member status with the Association of Consultants in Access Australia (ACAA). Architecture & Access congratulate Steve Schulze for achieving Accredited Member status with the Association of Consultants in Access Australia (ACAA). Steve has

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