1. International Summit on Accessibility  

    Susan Ruptash, Jesse Klimitz, Amy Pothier and Luke Anderson join leaders from around the globe to showcase innovation, celebrate best practices and enable collaborative action toward accessible and inclusive communities at the International Summit on Accessibility 2014 in Ottawa. The team will present “Inclusive Design for the Built Environment”… Read more...
  1. Rebuilding Lives~Reclaiming the City Benefit

    As you all know, AccessAbility Advantage’s own Luke Anderson is the cofounder of StopGap. Dixon Hall’s Mill Centre is a state of the art carpentry shop where professional instructors teach construction trade skills to at-risk youth, women overcoming abuse and aboriginal groups. In partnership with StopGap, an initiative promoting… Read more...
  1. Accessible Residential Design Webinar Series

    AccessAbility Advantage is happy to announce the launch of our Accessible Residential Design – Webinar Series. Incorporating universal and age-friendly design into residential construction projects results in homes and dwellings designed and constructed to accommodate the diversity of age and ability. Click here to view courses.  … Read more...
  1. Quadrangle Studio Wins IAUD Award 2013

    As awarded on November, 21, 2013 in Yokohoma, Japan, Quadrangle Architects is proud to announce the firm as a recipient of an International Association of Universal Design (IAUD) Award 2013 for its submission, “Showcasing Universal Design in a Studio Environment. Featuring Quadrangle’s own studio, the firm was awarded in the Category of… Read more...
  1. Amy Pothier shares expertise with Canadian Interiors Magazine

    The Fall 2013 issue of Canadian Interiors magazine features a quote by accessibility specialist, Amy Pothier. “Aging in Place,” focuses on the topic of designing for a rapidly aging global population. Amy shares her expertise in creating practical and accessible spaces without sacrificing aesthetics.… Read more...
  1. A+ Collaborates with Habitat for Humanity Canada

    The accessibility team has established a collaboration with Habitat for Humanity Canada (HFHC). A+ will provide accessibility consulting services and will be working with HFHC to develop their National Accessibility Program. The team will also provide the HFHC community with accessibility education webinars.… Read more...
  1. Inclusive Retail Design - Wednesday, 21 August 2013
  2. Quadrangle to Host Retail Design Institute Event

    On Wednesday, 21 August, Quadrangle will be hosting an event on behalf of the Retail Design Institute (RDI) on Inclusive Retail Design. Amy and Jesse will be speaking as special guests about how retailers can enhance their store environments and their customer experience through inclusive design. The presentation will be eligible for an ARIDO… Read more...
  1. Quadrangle and A+ featured on CFM&D’s new web portal.

    Susan Ruptash and Jesse Klimitz co-authored the article, “Ontario’s move toward accessibility.” It provides their view and combined expertise on current accessible design trends in the province and the legislations driving such trends.… Read more...
  1. CFM&D Video Report with Jesse Klimitz

    A few months back, CFM&D (Canadian Facility Management & Design) came into the Quadrangle studios to interview Jesse. It is now posted on their web portal as a part of CFM&D’s video report series. Jesse touches upon accessibility legislation in Ontario – Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) – and what this… Read more...
  1. Susan, Amy and Jesse
  2. Rebuilding Lives Fundraising Benefit

    Susan, Amy and Jesse attended the Rebuilding Lives 2013 fundraising benefit on 29 May at Berkley Field House. The event was held in support of the collaboration of StopGap (a community initiative that promotes removal of barriers) and the Mill Centre (a pre-employment training program for at-risk youth). The StopGap Community Ramp Project will… Read more...
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