25 years has passed since the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act on July 26th, 1990. The ADA is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination based on disability. Here at the Architectural Studio, every project that comes through our office is thoroughly reviewed multiple times before being sent to the permit office to be inspected for ADA compliance. Furthermore, our background in Multi-Family projects has led us to become experts in the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)-Fair Housing Act. Because of our past knowledge and experience, you can rest assure your project will move forward efficiently.
It is important to know and understand why the code was written and why it can seem so strict in certain areas.Below is the story of an architect who spent a day in a wheelchair. This was done in an attempt to understand the life of people with mobile difficulties. Would you take the challenge?