Commercial Washroom Design and Construction Challenges – DDA

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This module highlights technical and aesthetic design considerations for commercial washrooms. The importance in providing access to public washrooms for the one in five Australian’s living with some type of disability is reflected by current Australian Standards for disabled access and mobility and their adoption as deemed-to-satisfy provisions in the Building Code of Australia (BCA). The module reviews design aspects, sustainability concerns, safety issues and access provisions. It assesses toilet partition components, washroom accessories and selected material options accounting for compliance, hygiene and maintenance concerns.

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Who May Benefit from this Module

Architects and specifiers working in commercial, public or education design environments who seek clarification and inspiration around washroom design related issues.


1. Describe the importance of design considerations when designing commercial toilets (4, 4.3)
2. Understand the guideline provided in the NCC 2019 and AS 1428.1. (3,3.4)
3. Understand the different types of washroom accessories and the importance to correct selection (4,4.1)