Universal Designers & Consultants (UD&C)
is a leading team of expert Architects and Accessibility Professionals
. We provide consulting services to business owners/operators and companies wanting to improve customer access and make their establishments compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
UD&C is equipped to handle a range of architectural, universal design and accessibility services to meet the needs of organizations, individuals and communities of every shape and size, including
- Hotels, Motels, Resorts
- Golf, Fitness, Sports Facilities
- Stadiums and Arenas
- Universities and Schools
- Shopping Malls and Stores
- Office Buildings
- Parks and Playgrounds
|Government BuildingsCruise ShipsHospitalsPrivate ResidencesTheatersIndustrial PlantsChurchesAirports|
President, John P. S. Salmen, FAIA
- Accessibility Consulting
- Assessments and Surveys
- Corporate Accessibility Management Plans
|Plan and Design ReviewResidential HousingTraining and Seminars|
, is a licensed Architect
who has specialized in Barrier Free, Accessible, and Universal Design
for more than 35 years. He is president of Universal Designers & Consultants Inc., an accessibility consulting firm he founded in 1991 that specializes in the field of designing environments to be usable by people of all ages and abilities.
Mr. Salmen has been a voting member of the International Code Council/American National Standards Institute (ICC/ANSI) A117 Committee for more than 20 years and he serves on the Editorial and Scoping sub-committees for the A117.1 Standards for Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities. The firm represented the American Institute of Architects on the ADAAG Review Federal Advisory Committee and Salmen was a voting delegate to the 2005 White House Conference on Aging. He has served for many years as an appointed member of the Montgomery County Commission on People with Disabilities (MD).
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An extensive resource for anyone involved in designing, building or operating buildings that must be accessible (including compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act). Presents more than 650 products (from 400+ manufacturers) for use in creating accessible commercial, residential and recreational facilities. Product chapters include a discussion of how a product is used, a list of desirable features to assist buyers in selecting appropriate models, a generic illustration of the product and a roster of available manufactured products. The CSI number, a brief description, features and the manufacturer's name and address are provided for each individual product entry.
John Salmen, AIA
John Salmen, AIA