BCA Universal Design Award winners showcase facilities for less mobile users

It is not just wheelchair-users who can benefit from the developments thoughtful features. Braille indicators are used extensively at navigation points to help the visually challenged find their way, as opposed to being just in elevators, the way it is in most residential areas today.

Mr Eng Tiang Wah, vice president of product development and design in CapitaLand Limited, the projects developer, said: Wherever we can add in little elements of universal design, we did it From the towers, to the surroundings down to even the benches that we sit on.