Project | Residential | Barrier-Free Farmhouse 


Barrier-Free Farmhouse


A Home for Wheelchair Accessibility

A spacious and comfortable abode that serves the needs of all residents




JMA undertook a complete demolition and re-build of a family home to accommodate full wheelchair accessibility. The new home sits on a half acre lot and includes an elevator, indoor swimming pool, a Snoezelen room, sunny loft, an open concept living space and a gourmet kitchen.


Our Role:

Design, assistance with approvals, and permit documentation.



Designed an open and graceful house that incorporates the particular requirements for wheelchair use and re-habilitation spaces. Ensured a seamless transition with exterior areas, responding to the opportunities offered by the sloped site. We also facilitated the municipal approvals process by assisting efficiently with documentation, advice and representation.



Project Data


New Build

Construction Management


Waterloo, Ontario

650 m² (7,000 sq. ft.)

Construction Completed 2007