These innovative, multi-dwelling homes for people with disabilities are the first of their type in Australia. With six bedrooms across two dwellings, the homes provide intimacy and community for NDIS participants who wish to live independently in fully accessible, quality Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA). The homes were designed and built to enable independent living from a wheelchair with oversized doors and hallways; and open-plan kitchens, dining and living areas. The judges were particularly impressed with the voice-activated moving components in these fully automated homes.
The outcome of this pilot program was exceptional, with the builders’ performance and quality of finish to such a high standard that the client has secured funding for a further 16 dwellings to be rolled out in 2020.