Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Ada Power Point by Jessica Gorman, NCIDQ

4,436 views

Published on

Published in: Technology, Design
  • Be the first to comment

Ada Power Point by Jessica Gorman, NCIDQ

  1. 1. ADA Workshop
  2. 2. <ul><li>ADAAG, and what does it stand for? </li></ul>What does ADA stand for? <ul><li>Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines </li></ul>Americans with Disabilities Act What portion of the ADA do we use as designers in our work?
  3. 3. What is the ADAAG based on? <ul><li>ANSI 117.1 (Created in 1980) </li></ul><ul><li>ADA originally written in 1990, most recent revision is July 1, 1994 </li></ul><ul><li>All dimensions are for adults </li></ul>Sets of guidelines for accessibility to places of public accommodation & commercial facilities by individuals with disabilities To be applied during design, construction and alteration
  4. 4. Contractual Wording <ul><li>May…: denotes an option of alternative </li></ul><ul><li>Shall…: denotes a mandatory specification </li></ul><ul><li>Should…: denotes an advisory specification or recommendation </li></ul>
  5. 5. ADA Vocab <ul><li>Accessible: building, site, facility or a portion of that complies with these (ADAAG) guidelines </li></ul><ul><li>Accessible Route: a continuous, unobstructed path connecting all accessible elements & spaces of a building or facility </li></ul><ul><li>Ramp: a walking surface that has a slope of greater than 1:20 (max slope of 1:12) </li></ul><ul><li>Signage: Displayed verbal, symbolic, tactile and pictorial information </li></ul>
  6. 6. Corridor Dimensions <ul><li>Remember that what ever is stricter (codes vs. ADA) takes precedence </li></ul>
  7. 7. Minimum stationary wheelchair footprint
  8. 8. Forward Reach Dimensions
  9. 9. Side Reach Dimensions
  10. 10. Level Changes Max Pile Height for Carpet? ½” including backing
  11. 11. Ramps <ul><li>Anything with a slope greater than 1:20 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1” of rise for every 20” of run </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Max slope of 1:12 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1” of rise for every 12” of run </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1:16 – 1:18 ideal </li></ul>
  12. 12. Ramps <ul><li>Landings must be the width of the ramp leading to it (minimum of 36” wide0 </li></ul><ul><li>Landings must be 60” in length </li></ul><ul><li>Handrails must be located at both sides if the rise is greater than 6” </li></ul>
  13. 13. Protruding Objects
  14. 14. Clear Headroom <ul><li>80” minimum clear height </li></ul><ul><li>When clearance drops below 80” there must be a cane detection area below </li></ul>
  15. 15. Stairs
  16. 16. Handrails and Guardrails * Extension at bottom handrail must be equal to the depth of stair tread
  17. 17. Elevators
  18. 18. Elevators
  19. 19. Doorway Clearances
  20. 20. Doorway Clearances <ul><li>18” minimum clear on the latch pull side </li></ul><ul><li>12” minimum clear on the latch push side </li></ul>
  21. 21. Doorway Clearances
  22. 22. Accessible Restrooms
  23. 23. Typical Accessible Stall Configurations Door swings out 59”deep x 60”wide stall Door swings in 95”deep x 60”wide stall
  24. 24. Grab Bar Locations
  25. 25. Lavatory Clearances * Always insulate exposed pipes!
  26. 26. Accessible Tub Configurations *All tubs should have grab bars on the 3 enclosed sides mounted at 33”-36” AFF
  27. 27. Storage and Closet Design
  28. 28. Clearance for Accessible Table Seating
  29. 29. Scoping Provisions <ul><li>Guidelines dictating number of required accessible fixtures, units or seats in a space </li></ul><ul><li>Scoping provisions vary by code, and some are more stringent than the ADA </li></ul>
  30. 30. Scoping Provisions <ul><li>Nightclub and restaurants must have 5% of seating accessible, but no less than one table </li></ul><ul><li>Exception: Mezzanines that are less than 33% of total occupancy area where no special services are provided </li></ul>
  31. 31. Scoping Provisions <ul><li>Fixed seating in assembly areas must have a variety of accessible seating in all price points and lines of vision and must be next to one companion seat </li></ul>
  32. 32. Scoping Provisions <ul><li>Business & Mercantile transaction counters </li></ul><ul><li>Minimum of 36” surface width no higher than 34” AFF </li></ul><ul><li>Clear space below counter must be a minimum of 30” wide x 27” high </li></ul>
  33. 33. Accessible Residential Kitchens
  34. 34. Accessible Residential Kitchens
  35. 35. Accessible Residential Bathrooms
  36. 36. Accessible Residential Bathrooms
  37. 37. Accessible Residential Bathrooms

×