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Casey Hospital Expansion Project

Access considerations were a critical component for this public hospital, in what is a rapidly-growing area of southeast Melbourne In early 2020 work was completed on Monash Health’s Casey Hospital Expansion project – a $135 million project build to expand

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Another day in the life …. with Cathryn Grant

Melbourne is experiencing round two of lockdown, and Architecture & Access employees continue to work from home. Cathryn Grant is one of the leaders in the Access Consulting unit. She also has two young school children. We ask Cathryn how

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Good Samaritan Inn

Providing accessible emergency accommodation Beginning in 1996, with the vision to build a safe and thriving community for women and children to live free of violence. The Good Samaritan Inn was established and continues today to provide short-term emergency accommodation

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Access Consulting – Architecture & Access

Since 1998 we have been providing specialist advice and solutions to achieve access within the built environment for people with physical, sensory, and other forms of disability, their families and carers Understanding that each project is unique and has its

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Home Modification – Melbourne Inner-City

The client is now able to access all areas of the house and be safer and more independent in her home This inner-city home modification was funded by the NDIA in 2019. The existing home was built over 100 years

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Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED)

CPTED is based on concepts that determine factors that may prevent crime in the built environment. These concepts include: Crimes against people and property are less likely to occur if other people are around; People in adjoining buildings and spaces

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Deakin University Law School Learning Commons Building

The new building at the University’s Burwood Campus provides a new home for the Deakin Law School The building is located adjacent to the pedestrian bridge across Gardiners Creek. The bridge links the east and west sides of the campus

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Digital Accessibility

Digital accessibility allows for productivity and inclusion for people with disabilities, however is beneficial to almost everyone When referring to accessibility in terms of environments, products, services, and devices what is being discussed is how user-friendly the element is. In

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Hotel Chadstone Melbourne

Luxury accommodation in Australia’s fashion capital, considering the needs of all people Adjacent to Chadstone Shopping Centre, a new 5 star hotel opened in Melbourne‚Äôs South East in November 2019.  The facilities of the 12-storey hotel include 250 rooms and

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The Project Team at Architecture & Access is continuing to expand

We welcome Luis Hernandez to the team Architecture & Access would like to welcome a new member to the Project Management Team. Luis brings a valuable international perspective to projects, having trained, and worked in South America. He has significant

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