Access Standard NZS 4121:2001


Section 14 of New Zealand Standard NZS 4121:2001 Design for access and mobility – buildings and associated facilities is dedicated to accessible accommodation. The Standard is also an Acceptable Solution for requirements buildings have to meet under the Building Act.

This section gives specific details for accessible kitchens, whereas Acceptable Solution G3/AS1 simply specifies a 1500 mm diameter manoeuvring circle.

It also shows how bedrooms, sitting areas and dining and kitchen areas can be laid out to give enough space for a wheelchair user.

New Zealand Standard NZS 4121:2001 – Design for access and mobility: buildings and associated facilities [PDF]

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