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Architectural Barrier Consulting

What is Architectural Barrier Consulting?


Gilles Malkine, RCAL‘s Architectural Modification Consultant, provides a variety of services to individuals and businesses throughout Ulster county.


Changing Needs: Adapting Your Home to Fit You


RCAL’s Home Modification Service can assist you on how to make your home safe and accessible. It includes:

  • Professional on-site surveys of your home.

  • Detailed information on cost effective modifications.

  • Extensive product and vendor listings.

  • Referrals to funding resources if available.


The Architectural Modification Consultant (AMC) can provide timely, accurate, and concrete technical assistance to businesses in complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Our services will enable you to understand and apply each of the requirements of the ADA.


Specific services include: explaining the law, reviewing buildings, services, and building plans. We can help you:

  • Save time and minimize accommodation costs

  • Avoid litigation.

  • Attract new customers.

  • Interpret the Americans with Disabilities Act to individual situations.

  • Survey existing facilities, identify barriers, and recommend cost effective solutions.

  • Analyze building plans for compliance with local, state, and federal codes.

  • Review customer services for accessibility.

  • Create educational disability awareness programs for supervisory staff.

  • Review personnel practices for compliance with the ADA.

  • Develop marketing strategies to attract disabled customers



For more information or if you have questions, please feel free to contact Gilles Malkine at 845-331-0541, x 21.

A building featuring stairs and a wheelchair accessible ramp.
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