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mykky48

Exactly Mekita it costs very little extra to incorporate at least one accessible bathroom or widen doors let alone lower benches slightly, how many vertically challenged (less than 5' 5") people do we all see daily? The current fixation of the building industry on media room, tiny study, 4 miniscule bedrooms and a poky kitchen complete with butlers pantry adds to the problem.

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Taylor'd DISTINCTION

Thank you for the great article and bringing awarness to a very important and essential element when designing homes that are livable for everyone. We designed and achieved platinum level for our home which we built 2 years ago. My 88 year old mother in law who lives with us is able to move about the house comfortably without trip hazards and gives us the peace of mind for whatever the future may hold.

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BP Architects

Taylor'd DISTINCTION, it is good to read about your success with accommodating your 88 year old mother in law in your home. Life changes when you are in your 80's and it does not mean that you can not stay in your home. Allowing for this in your own home, to make it a livable home, means that like you, you gain a lot in peace of mind.

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