Cobb Box Lunch: Relocatable Bathroom Fixtures = Universal Design

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Cobb Box Lunch: Relocatable Bathroom Fixtures = Universal Design

Date

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Location

Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center
2051 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA, 30068

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Relocatable Bathroom Fixtures = Universal Design

Credit(s)

1 LU/HSW

Presenter

Pressalit Care

Description

This presentation is designed to provide architects a fundamental understanding of a newly emerging class of bathroom mounting systems that enable sinks and other fixtures to be quickly and easily “relocated” while remaining on the wall. In turn, this enables architects to more easily meet universal design objectives which are intended to ensure that facilities can satisfy the requirements of a wide range of disabled individuals.

Learning objectives

  1. How emerging new fixture mounting technology can result in overall project savings within a smaller footprint than conventional technologies.
  2. Turning radii and room dimensions required to accommodate individuals in wheelchairs, mobile lifts, or related equipment.
  3. Back-wall structural requirements to meet the needs of conventional as well as bariatric patients.
  4. Safety and performance improvements and the resulting impact on physically challenged individuals and their caregivers.