In 1946, Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) collaborated with the New York Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) on accessible housing for paralyzed veterans. In 1986, PVA's "Barrier-Free Design Program" added the oversight of the design and construction of VA medical centers to its mission.
Today, the PVA Architecture department continues to fulfill its mission of advocating for accessible design. The wide range of work PVA Architects complete on a regular basis includes:
Call for Entries
Learn more about Paralyzed Veterans of America's Barrier-Free America Award.
Accessible Home Design – Second Edition
Order your copy of Accessible Home Design: Architectural Solutions for the Wheelchair User – Second Edition