Josh Safdie, KMA’s Managing Principal, recently spoke with Lauren Zumbach from Story by JP Morgan about aging-in-place and simple upgrades that can improve accessibility in residential buildings. Read the full piece here, “The over-65 rental market is set to grow 75% by 2040. These 5 upgrades can boost appeal without breaking the bank.”
Josh Safdie spoke with Deborah Baldwin from This Old House Magazine about how to create a home to age in place. This article is available online and in the print version of the Fall 2021 This Old House Magazine.
Josh Safdie spoke with Janice Randall Rohlf from Reviewed about what renovations a homeowner should prioritize if they plan on aging in place. Read “Renovating Your Bath? Consider these things if you’re 55-Plus.”
Please join KMA and Callahan Construction Managers for our virtual ABX20 presentation, CSI: Accessibility. This presentation will address challenges that developers, architects, and contractors face related to the federal and local requirements of accessibility codes and standards for market-rate multifamily housing. You can find more information about our presentation on the ABX20 website. We look […]
Thanks and congratulations to Lisa Pilorz and J Garofalo for being part of KMA’s evolution. They have helped many thousands of people throughout the US live and learn with greater ease because of their work and advancement of universal design. KMA is proud to promote both of these people. Read more.
Mark Armstrong AIA, Tom Ciesielski AIA, and Andru Ihli joined KMA last quarter. These universal design experts expand KMA’s residential design and consulting capabilities, as well as increase capacity to design creative public spaces that are universally accessible. Read more.
You don’t want to miss KMA’s workshops at this year’s ABX: 11/6/19, 10:30 am, WE13: Accessibility in Affordable Housing: One Project, Four Codes Josh Safdie, Stephane Pierre Louis, and Tejal Mhatre will identify conflicts in scoping among the ADA, FHA, UFAS, and 521 CMR and standards for both new construction and alterations, and the panelists […]
David Kessler and Josh Safdie were honored to serve on the task force advising Massport on this initiative. The Boston Globe article explains that “passengers with disabilities, such as the blind, deaf, and those with other physical and cognitive handicaps, will be able to declare themselves disabled on the Uber and Lyft apps when they […]
The Wentworth Institute of Technology Center for Engineering, Innovation and Sciences, on which we consulted with Leers, Weinzapfel and Associates, has been awarded an AIA New England Design Award. You can read more about the project at World Architecture News.
KMA Designer/Access Planner Lameece Kanan participated in The Boston Architectural College commencement activities last week! Lameece completed her Master of Architecture in December 2018. We’d like to congratulate Lameece for her hard work and dedication and look forward to her future successes.