Contact the project directly to confirm the level of universal design features and accessibility.
Parklands Project: Southport
This masterplanned development initially to house the athletes of the Commonwealth Games 2018 features 1,252 dwellings with a mix of apartments and townhouses, a 5,840m2 retail precinct, green and landscaped spaces built around a ‘Village Heart’. All apartments comply with LHD Gold Level, and townhouses with LHD Silver Level.
Justin Clark Grocon
Multi-generation home: Sunshine Coast
A modern home on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland designed & built to the LHD Platinum Level. The client’s brief included comfort, safety and ease of access throughout the home as core design features. The interior of this lifetime home captures a relaxed coastal aesthetic with the conveniences and luxuries of a modern home without compromising on style and functionality.
Peter Taylor Taylor’d DISTINCTION
Inner suburban house: Melbourne
A knock-down | rebuild in a cosmopolitan inner city hub of Melbourne, this purpose built home is the dream outcome for a family whose design brief included a completely step-free, high accessible, intuitive, on trend, cutting edge and environmentally
Family home: Canberra
This project included full service for the design documentation and construction phases of a new dwelling for a family with a member who uses a wheelchair. Located in the ACT, this modern passive solar design incorporates features including an accessible indoor hydrotherapy pool, indoor exercise room and dedicated in-house carer facilities.
Eric Martin Eric Martin and Associates
“Two Homes” under one roof: Townsville
‘Two Homes’ under one roof, combining highly accessible design (LHD Silver & Gold Levels) with multigenerational living, allowing families at all stages of life and ability to live together but maintain their privacy and independence. The smaller ‘Multigenerational Home’ is fully self-contained, has a separate and private lockable entry, is fully soundproofed from the larger ‘Home’.
Martin Locke Martin Locke Homes
Residence: Brisbane, Queensland
Two-level home with lift, flat entry and surrounds, wide doorways, open showers and toilets with provisions for grab rails, accessible features in cabinetry. Easy access to pantry and appliances. Door hardware to enable ease of opening to access clothing etc. Automation allows access to screens, vacuum maid, data box etc.
Nick O’Shea O’Shea Builders
Lifetime Home Display home: Tasmania
This home was built to LHD Platinum level with:
- over 30 accessible features (reinforced bathroom walls, no steps and wider doorways / hallways);
- low maintenance features
- Smart Assistive Technology integrated throughout, including voice and touch controls for blinds, lights, temperature, entertainment and door locks, motion sensors to activate low level lighting at night, helping prevent falls.
Peter Overton Lifetime Homes Tasmania
Owner-builder home: South Sydney
The owner adapted a project home design to include:
- a level entry from garage at front door and to alfresco
- accessible wet areas
- 920 mm wide front and internal doors;
- lever handles, switches at 110mm; and GPOs at 450mm
- level transition to wet areas
- reinforced bathroom wall.
Jane Bringolf Jane.firstname.lastname@example.org
Home modification: Cairns
Decision Easy assists people to stay in their own home as they age. The team offers purchase and home modification advice that lead to universal design solutions. They assist home-owners to make the right decisions at the right time to achieve outcomes that are both person and residence specific.
Wim van den Herik Decision Easy
Family residence: Suburban Brisbane
This 4 bed modern home is designed with accessible features such as flush thresholds throughout, generously appointed living spaces, wider doorways and accessible kitchens and bathrooms. Every part of the dwelling and surrounding site has been designed with accessibility in mind and designed to enhance and support the lives of its occupants. The home has been certified to LHD Platinum level.
David Watson Archrdesign