Choosing site furniture for your project can sometimes be tricky. Read our comprehensive guide to find out everything you need to know to choose the right pieces to complete your urban landscape, park, or trail.
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Pedestrian fatalities increase during the fall and winter months. How do we design public spaces for year-round pedestrian safety?
DWPs are specified with basic installation standards to ensure that they are read the same way by users the world over.
Flexible bollards and plastic post covers can protect vehicles, people, and property.
Storm drain grates are responsible for creating safety to the street users above. When choosing the right grate, there are several issues to consider.
Tenji is the word for a Japanese system of braille. Tenji block could therefore be translated as “braille block.” These embedded plates allow people to read the environment
Grates act as strainers that stop rubbish, leaves, or dirt from entering the channel. What level of debris filtering is necessary is in part based on likely throughput: a small drain may have a harder time clearing than a larger one.
The difference between commercial-grade bollards and the bollards at Home Depot can be confusing. Sometimes light-duty bollards are all you need. See when commercial-grade bollards are appropriate for the home-owner or residential construction firm—as driveway barriers, lighting bollards, and more.
There’s no need for grates be tree murderers. Use simple tools and methods to expand cast iron tree grates by cutting out the center rings.
Tactile paving is a system of textured indicators on the ground’s surface that can be felt underfoot or by cane. Tactile paving with an attention pattern has a series of truncated domes forming a grid pattern. A guiding pattern has a series of rounded narrow bars or lines.
Universal design seeks to create a better quality of life for everyone, regardless of their abilities, through thoughtful construction of the built environment. See how accessibility helped designers reconsider how we engage with cities.
Even as cities move away from car-dependency, excellent hospital parking management remains essential for vulnerable patients. Explore the unique requirements of health-care facilities and discussion of hospital parking fees.