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- CID State of California
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For more than 20 years David has delivered strategic inclusive design consultancy to masterplanning and architectural teams. As a Consultant member of the National Register of Access Consultants, he provides a range of access consultancy services across business sectors for new and existing developments including design appraisal, technical guidance and the development of access strategy and policy, with current projects Battersea Power Station and Tottenham Hotspur’s new stadium.
He has a keen interest in challenging perceptions about disability and believes in delivering projects that embrace seamless provision for disabled and non-disabled people alike. In developing ‘Up at the O2’ (a 52m high climb over the top of the O2) he worked closely with the design and operations team as well as a dedicated access forum to navigate duties owed under the Equality Act, balancing them with delivering a breath-taking challenging climbing experience.
David is co-author of the Metric Handbook chapter on access and inclusion; he also contributed to the Olympic Delivery Authority Inclusive Design Standards and sat on the working party to revise the London Plan SPG ‘Accessible London. He supports the Civic Trust as a universal design assessor.
Two of his projects have been Awarded Gold in the MITIA for ‘Access Excellence’. The O2 was awarded Attitude is Everything’s Charter of Best Practice Gold Status.