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BUILDING DESIGN

Push to get building owners to tap Accessibility Fund

70 out of 120 buildings in the CBD were built before 1990 and thus lack barrier- free accessibility features
Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 05:50
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Mr Lee trying the knee restrictor, which is part of a specially designed gear to experience the challenges faced by an aged person, at the inaugural Singapore Universal Design Week. He is accompanied by Mr Keung (right).

Singapore

WHEN Singapore-based architecture firm Woha decided in 2012 to employ Richard Kuppusamy, a wheelchair-bound Singaporean architect who had worked and studied in the UK for the past 16 years, it was clear that their five-storey shophouse office on Hong Kong Street had to be

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