Chapter 7: Bedrooms
These universal design features are all about designing bedrooms that are simple & functional for relaxation, sleep, and romance.
Residential Universal Design Building Code, 2023 version. © The Universal Design Project.
Note: furniture selection and placement must be pre-determined.
Plan for a minimum of 42" (107cm) of floor space next to at least one side of a bed.
Plan for a minimum of 32" (81cm) of floor space at the foot of a bed.
Entrances to all closets should be no less than 32" (81cm)It's wide.
Low closet shelving and/or a clothes rod should exist at a height of no more than 48" (122cm) from the floor.
At least one bedroom needs to be located on the main floor if the home is multi-story.
All closets must have interior lighting.
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