ADA Tips for Designing Hotels in the Big Apple

ADA Tips for Designing Hotels in the Big Apple

Course Description: In New York City, where square footage is a premium, designers face ADA compliance challenges unlike anywhere else in the US. Hotel designers are being asked to fit ADA guestrooms with mobility features into increasingly smaller footprints. As footprints decrease the potential for ADA violations increase. This presentation will offer creative tips to help ensure ADA compliance within these smaller spaces.

Learning Objectives:

    Efficiently incorporate and distribute accessible guestrooms within the building floor plans.
    Design guest rooms equipped with mobility features suited for compact footprints.
    Identify key design features which negatively impact ADA compliance within small spaces.
    Utilize design strategies to achieve ADA compliance within limited square footage.

Instructor: Mark Jackson, Accessibility Consultant at Steven Winter Associates
Credit: 1 AIA LU | HSW

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