The bathroom is a challenging place for someone with mobility issues or dementia and here Stuart Reynolds, Head of Product and Marketing at AKW, shows how inclusive bathroom design has helped both carers and residents at Lypiatt Lodge in Cheltenham. He also discusses how these principles can be replicated in any home.
Heating, cooling and plumbing specialist, Uponor, has provided their MLC (multi-layer composite) pipe for use in bathroom pods on phase 2 of the Lillie Square development in London’s Earls Court.
Following the success of C.1, Duravit introduces two further universal tap fitting ranges – B.1 and B.2. Positioned in the entry and mid level price segment, the tap fittings allow for a complete Duravit bathroom and represent an extension of the concept of designing the bathroom in a streamlined and consistent “language.”
As the demand for high-specification office washrooms has increased, so too has the specification of materials which are not traditionally associated with washrooms. While creating a unique design is important, it should not compromise on practicality. Trevor Bowers, Director at washroom designer and manufacturer, Washroom Washroom, explains how, by careful selection of materials and considered bespoke design features, it’s possible to create a washroom that delivers the perfect balance of form and function without compromise.