Recent demographic and social trends have increased demand for multigenerational design in commercial buildings, and the restroom offers many opportunities to cater to a full spectrum of generational challenges.
The country’s drinking-water infrastructure recently received a ‘D’ on the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE’s) Infrastructure Report Card—a nearly failing grade due to the millions of pipes in need of replacement.
The commercial restroom is at the epicenter of a critical environmental consideration—water. Recent innovations have elevated the commercial restroom as an opportunity to drive sustainability, performance, and design for architects, engineers, and project managers.
The design/construction industry’s shift to using the building information modeling (BIM) process has opened the gateway to managing large quantities of data to ensure complete coordination and integration among all facets of the building process.