Shaft elevator in accessible house

Shaft elevator in 2-storey house – suitable assistive device for wheelchair users

User at the elevator door, upper level
Elevator door, upper level

The house has a shaft elevator between its two floors. The lower floor of the house has the room for assistants, guest room, storage and sauna. The elevator does not need a hole under, but in order to avoid ramps a 50 mm hole was installed.
The user has installed flooring in the elevator that looks like parquet.
The elevator is controlled by the Gewa infralink system.

Made by
Aritco, (last checked March 2020)

Paid for by
The user

Elevator from the inside
Parquet-style flooring in elevator

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Tipsare: Martin

Martin lives together with his wife in a house. He is working part time. He was injured in 2000 and has a high tetraplegia (C4). He has personal assistance 24 hours a day.