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Design initiative makes inclusive bathroom research available

Stalled!, a design initiative launched as a direct response to the controversies in the United States surrounding transgender access to public restrooms, has launched an open source website Stalled! Online, making three years of inclusive bathroom design research available to the public.

Stalled! shifts the terms of the debate by reframing the issue of public restroom access as a design challenge that addresses an urgent social justice issue: the need to design … Continue reading Design initiative makes inclusive bathroom research available

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Understanding trap-seal protection devices

Building codes are gradually changing across North America to allow waterless trap-seal protection devices (TSPDs) in lieu of trap primers. Depending on the jurisdiction, the products can be employed as substitutes in retrofit situations where trap primers have failed. What do design/construction professionals need to know?

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