Who We Serve

At Universal Designers & Consultants, Inc. (UD&C), we specialize in helping our clients address their Accessibility and Universal Design needs. Clients benefit from our team's creativity and in-depth knowledge of Universal Design, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related building codes. Our rates are reasonable and our deliverables reliable. We have a time-tested quality assurance program that ensures you are getting accurate, high quality information and solutions for your project every time.

UD&C is equipped to handle a range of architectural, universal design and accessibility services to meet the needs of organizations, individuals and communities of every shape and size.

  • Hotels, motels & resorts
  •  Golf, fitness & sports facilities
  • Restaurants
  •  Stadiums & arenas
  • Universities & schools
  •  Shopping malls & stores
  • Office buildings
  •  Parks & playgrounds
  • Government buildings
  •  Cruise ships
  • Hospitals
  •  Private residences
  • Theaters
  •  Industrial plants
  • Churches
  •  Airports

We're very proud of the work we've done for our clients, and have provided just a few examples of our performance below. If you would like to see a more complete list of our customers, please see our Client List.

 

Great Addresses, Washington, DC
UD&C served as Great Addresses' single source consultant throughout the company's efforts to make its hotel properties (from Florida to Washington, DC) accessible, by developing comprehensive strategies for ADA compliance. Work has included:

  • Performing regular Facility Audit Surveys and developing creative and cost-effective solutions to address survey findings
  • Developing recommendations for staff training and education to support good faith ADA compliance.
I have on numerous occasions recommended Universal Designers & Consultants to many of my industry peers including architects, engineers, attorneys and property owners, and know that they have all been pleased with their services.
Richard A. Spigler, president, Great Addresses

 

Quinn Evans Architects, Washington, DC
Quinn Evans Architects called UD&C in on their renovation of historic Eastern Market to ensure that it complied with the letter and spirit of the accessibility regulations. Our role included:

  • Developing historic facility access solutions for Washington DC's Eastern Market and Franklin Square in Pennsylvania
  • Conducting a focus group meeting with disability advocates to determine the appropriate responses to difficult historic preservation/accessibility conditions.
UD&C is an excellent firm that provides sound guidance on accessibility requirements. Their expertise in the field of accessibility is nearly unparalleled."
Thomas C. Jester, AIA, LEED AP, associate, Quinn Evans Architects

 

Burger King Corporation, Miami, FL Location

  • Developed corporate training and customized survey tools to support corporate and franchisee facility accessibility evaluations and enhancement programs. Provided triage support as necessary

 

Monmouth County, NJ Government Facilities

  • Performed Americans with Disabilities Act Title II facilities surveys and developed compliance recommendations on a variety of government facilities including 15 county buildings (office buildings, courts and municipal facilities) and 10 park and recreation facilities (historic sites, regional parks, boardwalks/beaches, trails and camping facilities);
  • Reviewed construction documents for accessibility issues;
  • Provided Title II ADA accessibility compliance training for county employees;
  • Participated in budget negotiations and value engineering processes; and
  • Worked with County officials to develop a comprehensive and ongoing ADA compliance strategy for existing facilities and programs and future new construction efforts.

 

George Washington University, Washington, DC
At the time of its renovation, the architects for the Charles E. Smith Center at George Washington University hired UD&C to assist in enhancing the accessibility features in this multi-purpose athletic and performance venue that includes retail, athletic and food service facilities by:

  • Conducting a pre-renovation accessibility analysis survey
  • Conducting plans reviews;
  • Performing ADA compliance evaluations; and
  • Proposing accessibility recommendations on planned renovations of the facility.

 

Contact us to start the conversation about how UD&C can help you.