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BCA leads push to make building design more user-friendly

It raises benchmark for its universal design certification, puts out guide for age-friendly homes

Minister Tan Chuan-Jin interacted with exhibitors of BIM Studio, a social enterprise of the Handicaps Welfare Association, at the SUDW products showcase. The BIM Studio seeks to enable persons with disabilities to acquire employment in architectural draftsmanship.


DESIGNING buildings goes beyond turning out good-looking developments; they have to be functional for those who use them.

Since 2012, the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) has handed out the Universal Design (UD) Mark certification to nearly 90 developments which