Acknowledgements

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The Illustrated Technical Guide to the Accessibility Standard for the Design of Public Spaces is an initiative of the Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments (GAATES). GAATES is the leading international not-forprofit organization that brings together individuals and organizations dedicated to promoting accessibility of electronic and communication technologies and accessibility of the built environment. GAATES was incorporated in 2007 by an international consortium dedicated to promoting accessibility worldwide.

Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments (GAATES)Ontario

This project was made possible through support from the Government of Ontario, as well as through contributions from our project partners: Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario; Ontario Association of Architects; Association of Architectural Technologists of Ontario; Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists; Ontario Association of Landscape Architects, and; Ontario Professional Planners Institute.

Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO)The Ontario Association of Landscape Architects (OALA)
Ontario Association of Architects (OAA)Association of Architectural Technologists of Ontario
Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI)The Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT)

A project advisory committee made an enormous contribution of time and expertise to the project. Many thanks go to:

  • Mr. Les Camm, Ontario Association of Landscape Architects
  • Mr. Christian Cote Menard, Association of Architectural Technologists of Ontario
  • Mr. Toon Dreessen, Ontario Association of Architects
  • Mr. Paul Hastings, Ontario Association of Architects
  • Mr. Andrew Johnson, Ontario Association of Landscape Architects
  • Ms. Susan Lewin, Ontario Association of Architects
  • Mr. Dennis Martin, Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and
  • Ms. Amy Pothier, Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario
  • Mr. Eldon Theodore, Ontario Professional Planners Institute Technologists
  • Staff from the Accessibility Directorate of Ontario

Finally, GAATES would like to recognize the fine work undertaken by Mr. Bob Topping, Architect and Founding Member of GAATES, the primary author of the Illustrated Technical Guide to the Accessibility Standard for the Design of Public Spaces.

 

Illustrated Technical Guide to the Design of Public Spaces