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We’ve moved!

By Human Space | September 13, 2022
We’re finally here! We are thrilled to announce that effective this week, Human Space is now located at: The Well, 8 Spadina Avenue, Suite 2100 Toronto, ON  M5V 0S8 Our phone numbers and email addresses will remain the same, as…
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BDP Opens Studio in New York City

By Human Space | September 7, 2022
We are thrilled to announce that BDP has officially launched its newest studio in New York City and its first studio in the United States. Read more about the opening here. Human Space is the inclusive design consultancy of BDP,…

National Building Code

By Haley Rae Lawson | August 24, 2022
Updated: National Building Code Did you know that the latest edition of the National Building Code of Canada 2020 (“NBC”) was released March 2022? The NBC has been developed by the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes, and published…

Design for Inclusion

By Human Space | July 19, 2022
Introduction No two people are the same. Design for inclusion is about creating spaces for all people. Inclusive spaces that enable everyone to live and thrive. Spaces that promote equity, participation and wellbeing. Spaces that provide comfort, ease of use,…
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What’s next is already here: How inclusive design lets us rethink physical spaces

By Jesse Klimitz | June 22, 2022
The dramatic changes in the world over these past two years have shifted the paradigm of inclusion from one of consideration to one of necessity. Areas of difference have been brought into focus and intensified. As a response, the values…
Rosalind is now a fellow of the Urban Design Forum

Human Space at the Urban Design Forum

By Human Space | June 13, 2022
Human Space and BDP are thrilled to announce that Rosalind Tsang, New York City Studio Director, is now a Fellow at the Urban Design Forum. She will be a key member of the Good Form working group, “Safe Experiences: How…
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Heritage for All featured on NOW with Dave Brown Podcast

By Human Space | January 31, 2022
Director of Human Space Jesse Klimitz recently sat down with Dave Brown to chat about our exciting new Heritage for All project for his podcast. This research project currently underway for Accessibility Standards Canada aims to eliminate physical barriers to…
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Human Space launches new Heritage for All research project

By Human Space | December 9, 2021
Human Space is excited to announce Heritage for All, a new research project aimed at eliminating physical barriers to Canada’s federally-owned heritage buildings. The two-and-a-half-year project will be funded by the Accessibility Standards Canada’s Advancing Accessibility Standards Research Program and…
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City of Toronto adopts new Accessibility Design Guidelines

By Human Space | November 15, 2021
The new Toronto Accessibility Design Guidelines went before City Council and were approved on 9 November 2021. The new guidelines were created by Human Space in collaboration with the City of Toronto with input from over a dozen agencies including…
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Social justice in the built environment

By Lorene Casiez | November 8, 2021
The past 18 months have been like no other – the unimaginable grips of COVID-19, social isolation and a fear of the unknown, the death of George Floyd sparking rage and a mass awakening to systemic racism around the world,…