“Accessibility” Best Match
Can Meaningful Access Shape Design Culture?
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...accessibility standards are not mandated through legislation in Canada, a newly available certification program hopes to encourage adequate accessibility for buildings nation-wide. Called the Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification (RHFAC),...
The Accessible City for Everyone
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...problem-solving, creating solutions that address the needs of all people. To address this major accessibility challenge, we conceptualized MAPALL. MAPALL is a navigation tool that provides users with the fastest...
sAVe: A Citizen-centered Mobility Solution
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...of sAVe is that it addresses issues around affordability and accessibility that are exemplified in New York but that are also being experienced in cities around the globe.” – Jill...
Modernization of Historic Courthouses: A Look into 410 E Street, Washington, DC
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...Implications Breathing new life into old buildings presents challenges relating to accessibility, sustainability, and emerging technologies among others. Rather than demolishing buildings, revitalization efforts make for “smarter cities” by preserving...
Smart Street Furniture
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...Gehl Institute Smart street furniture can also help those navigating the streets who are most in need of assistance by increasing accessibility. The video below shows a set of British...
Creative Inspirations from Banff Session 2018
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...to architecture and interior design include legislation, health, accessibility, technology, energy conservation, and business management. We asked attendee and IBI Group Architect Susanna Pon to give us her impressions of...
IBI recognized with a National Planning Excellence Award
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...planning. The First Last Mile Strategic Plan presents a broader view of planning for accessibility to transit and responds to Metro’s core challenge of improving the reach of transit and...
Bhubaneswar Adds Artwork to Smart Parks
https: / / www.ibigroup.com / 2018 / 06 / 05 / bhubaneswar-adds-artwork-to-smart-parks
...executed by IBI Group. Some of the parks’ key design elements include: efficient use of land as resource water, colours, textures used as main design feature universal accessibility technology for...Tags: artwork, Bhubaneswar, child-friendly cities, community, India, parks, Public space, smart city strategy
Toronto York Spadina Subway Extension (TYSSE) officially open to commuters
https: / / www.ibigroup.com / 2018 / 01 / 03 / toronto-york-spadina-subway-extension-tysse-officially-open-to-commuters
...boost growth north of Toronto and into Vaughan for years to come. This line “will provide unprecedented accessibility for commuters in the suburbs to downtown Toronto at a lower cost,”...Tags: Finch West Station, Line 1 Extension, Pioneer Village Station, transit architecture, TYSSE
The Case for ‘Dispersed’ TODs
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...feeder bus operation. Low density environments require a different approach for station accessibility. [Source: Author]Dispersed TODs may be criticized as “window dressing” that does not address the significant social, fiscal...