Universal Designed"Smart"Homes for the 21stCentury.... To your good health!
Kitchens designed for Life-Span Living.
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The actual blueprints created by Mr. Schwab include construction details, interior elevations, and product specifications. These details andspecifications are proprietary and be aquired through purchase of our plans.
This open plan has in floor radiant heat and bright natural light throughout.
The serving bar is open to the informal dining area for efficient service and dining. Notice the clear space for mobility device use.
The open leg space under the sink and casual computer work area allow seated people to use the kitchen.
This serving bar has multiple heights for all users. Behind is a full wall salt water fishtank that was not yet completed.
All of our kitchen designs feature full extension accessible hardware.
At least 50% of all storage is accessible.The way our kitchens really look in day to day use. Notice lower height Micro wave and easily obtainable cabinet storage.
These illustrations denote a few of the standard features and are typical of all plans.
This serving bar is in the 4 season game/card room. The elder gentleman uses mobility devices and is the owner and bartender!
This is the owners sunny game room where they are avid entertainers and card players. Notice the smooth floor surfaces without any bumps or transitions.
All of these fixtures and appliances are designed to be used from a seated position. Notice also how the upper cabinets are lowered so seated people can even use them. Notice the undercounter microwave and oven.
This kitchen is usable by everyone for a life span but does it really look any different or stigmatizing? You'd love it when your 90...and you will be!
Notice the lower upper cabinets so people who are seated can use them.
Notice the multiple height serving counters adjacent the dining table.
UD "Smart " Home Plans include storm and/or Panic Room "Safe-Rooms".
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Many of the second bathrooms are designed to double up as storm safe-rooms. They are actually undettectible.
This bathroom and closet doubles up as a safe-room.
Craftsman style duplex in the plan book. Shown are slightly inclined pathways not stairs.