The good news is that as building owners and tenants are considering their health and safety risks in their buildings and surrounds it leads to questions about universal access for all which in turn benefits people with disabilities.
I have been asked to deliver training in this space on how to conduct access audits on existing buildings. Please find a list of upcoming courses and content below.
As an aside, New Zealand is not alone in its failure to address fully accessibility in the built environment. A recent article on the UK RICS website identified ten often overlooked items in new developments that can dramatically affect ease of access and use. Read the article HERE.