Blog - Design for All

The ADA in Context

Shelter • April 17, 2016 design for all, aging in place, ADA, universal design

We talk about the “ADA” and “ADA compliance” a lot in our industry, forgetting that not everyone we interact with understands what it’s all about. …

Zero Threshold Entry

Shelter • April 17, 2016 cast concrete house

If you can’t get in, you can’t live there… Remodeling a home to elegantly accommodate a flush entry is a challenge.  We have thought long…

A Kitchen for All

Shelter • April 17, 2016 shelter architecture, kitchen bar

The kitchen is probably the most commonly-remodeled area of the home — at least in our experience. We redo ten to fifteen each year, as…

One of Jerry’s Girls

Shelter • March 18, 2016

Shelter co-founder and partner, Jackie Millea, shares what ‘design for all’ means to her: In 1988 my father, then 47, had a major stroke that…