published on | 28 Oct 2017
Public restrooms are one of the most critical building amenities because they must be responsive to a wide range of human needs and provide service to people with an equally wide range of abilities. The needs of a person using a wheelchair – and the space a wheelchair requires – are used as a primary source of design information for making public restrooms universally accessible. Amount of space and paths of travel for wheelchairs and the fixed nature of the plumbing equipment impose definite requirements and limits on design.
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