Restroom Revolution: A New Look at Accessibility and Inclusivity

A NeoCon 2023 CEU

During this Neocon 2023 CEU, IA’s Jemma Radick (Seattle Experiential Design Director) and Clark Pickett (Seattle Desing Director) discuss broadening the definition of accessibility to be inclusive of LGBTQ+ users. Building codes focus on wheelchair accessibility, but there is a needs gap between code and best practice that is truly inclusive to all. Restrooms have always been an important part of design – for individuals underserved even by well-designed facilities, tremendous stress can be created. Hospitality/Retail industries have long recognized the value of enhancing the restroom experience. It’s time to bring that strategy to the workplace.