Completed in 2008, the Blusson Spinal Cord Centre is one of the most accessible buildings in the world. The 10,600 m2
(115, 000 ft2
) barrier-free facility features conveniently located elevator toe kick buttons, long-range proximity access cards, increased receptacle and switch heights for ease of use, and adjustable lab casework. The building’s most visually stunning accessibility feature is a 600-foot-long ramp that stretches the perimeter of the atrium and provides access to the first three levels.
The building is a seven-story, multi-use rehabilitation and research facility with wet labs, research areas, and offices.
One of the most accessible buildings in the world
600-foot ramp provides access to first three levels