Lunch + Learn: Gender-Inclusive Restrooms: The Need for Added Privacy in Multi-Toilet Stall Accommodations<< All Events
Lunch + Learn: Gender-Inclusive Restrooms: The Need for Added Privacy in Multi-Toilet Stall Accommodations
There is a growing need for Multi-stall Gender Inclusive Restrooms where all patrons have equal access to the restroom for those who identify as Male, Female, Non-Binary or Other. Whether that be for project types such as University, K-12, Tech, Law Office, Public/Civic and Healthcare, there is growing need for non-gendered restrooms.
R.E. Edwards & Associates, Inc.has been providing Gender Inclusive Restroom designs where full height toilet cubicle privacy are needed to provide a safe, private, and secure experience. Utilizing full-height cubicles creates a new set of design challenges for both Plumbing & ADA Code, especially for renovation type projects where the existing space is already defined.
The presentation will cover ADA & Plumbing Code impacts, how to design around that, lighting, ventilation, and aesthetic/privacy features for a budget that fits your client’s needs.
Learning Objectives (1 LU/HSW)
1. Recognize the ADA Code impacts of Gender Inclusive Restrooms and understand how to design around code requirements.
2. Evaluate the positioning of strobe lights, ventilation, and lighting within Gender Inclusive Restrooms.
3. Understand how Full height privacy and security toilet cubicles help foster a safe, welcoming, private, secure, and inclusive environment for all patrons.
4. Compare and understand the space & cost savings differences between building full height walls vs toilet partition.