U.S. House Speaker’s Rostrum – July 15, 2014

Sophisticated Accessibility Systems Surmount Space Challenges
Lift System Makes U.S. House of Representatives Speaker’s Rostrum Wheelchair-Accessible
Washington, D.C.

US_Chamber_ThumbnailPreserving the dignity of the chamber was the highest of priorities. The design and construction has to be virtually indistinguishable from the existing structure. And, while Gillespie was initially advised there was ample space beneath the floor to hold the required equipment, further investigation revealed that only 8.5″ maximum were available.

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