Universal Design

A much-needed reference to the latest thinking in universal design Universal Design: Creating Inclusive Environments offers a comprehensive survey of best practices and innovative solutions in universal design. Written by top thinkers at the Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access (IDeA), it demonstrates the difference between universal design and accessibility and identifies its relationship to sustainable design and active living. Hundreds of examples from all areas of design illustrate the practical application of this growing field. Complete, in-depth coverage includes: • The evolution of universal design, from its roots in the disability rights movement to present-day trends • How universal design can address the needs of an aging population without specialization or adaptation to reduce the need for expensive and hard-to-find specialized products and services • Design practices for human performance, health and wellness, and social participation • Strategies for urban and landscape design, housing, interior design, product design, and transportation Destined to become the standard professional reference on the subject, Universal Design: Creating Inclusive Environments is an invaluable resource for architects, interior designers, urban planners, landscape architects, product designers, and anyone with an interest in how we access, use, and enjoy the environment.

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  • Author : Edward Steinfeld
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Pages : 400 pages
  • ISBN : 1118168453
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Universal Design

Universal Design
  • Author : Roberta Null
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 26 September 2013
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As the baby boom generation ages, it is crucial that designers understand all they can about bringing this group, as well as all others, design that will offer function, aesthetics, and quality of life. Full of examples and illustrated with pictures of good design, Universal Design: Principles and Models details how the principles of universal desi

Universal Design 2014: Three Days of Creativity and Diversity

Universal Design 2014: Three Days of Creativity and Diversity
  • Author : H.A. Caltenco,P.-O. Hedvall,A. Larsson
  • Publisher : IOS Press
  • Release : 30 May 2014
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Universal Design, Design for All and Inclusive Design are all aimed at dismantling physical and social barriers to inclusion in all areas of life. Engagement in universal design is on the increase worldwide as practitioners and researchers explore creative and desirable solutions to shape the future of universal design products and practices. This book is a collection of the papers presented at UD2014, the International Conference on Universal Design, held in Lund, Sweden, in June 2014. The conference offered a creative

Universal Design

Universal Design
  • Author : Roberta L. Null,Kenneth F. Cherry
  • Publisher : Professional Publications Incorporated
  • Release : 03 July 1996
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Universal Design is written primarily for architects and interior designers and offers a sensible approach to the accomodation demands of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Its focus is achieving ADA compliance through the use of "universal design", which is presented as a viable alternative to traditional design. Universal Design offers a concise overview of the ADA, placing it in historical context, and then defines the concept of universal design through discussions of theory and practice. Loaded with case studies,

Inclusive Design

Inclusive Design
  • Author : Roger Coleman,Simeon Keates,Cherie Lebbon
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 02 April 2003
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Resulting from a three-year research project entitled i design and funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, the ideas in this study reflect the need to overcome the complexities of designing objects and systems that are socially inclusive.

Universal Design in Higher Education

Universal Design in Higher Education
  • Author : Sheryl Burgstahler,Rebecca Cory
  • Publisher : Harvard Educational Publishing Group
  • Release : 03 July 2022
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Universal Design in Higher Education is a comprehensive guide for researchers and practitioners on creating fully accessible college and university programs. As greater numbers of students with disabilities attend postsecondary educational institutions, administrators have expressed increased interest in making their programs accessible to all students. This book provides both theoretical and practical guidance for schools as they work to turn this admirable goal into a reality, thereby making a crucial contribution to the growing body of literature on special education

Accessible Tourism

Accessible Tourism
  • Author : Dimitrios Buhalis,Simon Darcy
  • Publisher : Channel View Publications
  • Release : 23 December 2010
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Inclusion, disability, an ageing population and tourism are increasingly important areas of study due to their implications for both tourism demand and supply. This book therefore sets out to explore and document the current theoretical approaches, foundations and issues in the study of accessible tourism. In drawing together the contributions to this volume the editors have applied broader social constructionist approaches to understanding the accessible tourism phenomena. Accessible tourism, as with any area of academic study is an evolving field

Web Accessibility

Web Accessibility
  • Author : Simon Harper,Yeliz Yesilada
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 01 August 2008
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Covering key areas of evaluation and methodology, client-side applications, specialist and novel technologies, along with initial appraisals of disabilities, this important book provides comprehensive coverage of web accessibility. Written by leading experts in the field, it provides an overview of existing research and also looks at future developments, providing a much deeper insight than can be obtained through existing research libraries, aggregations, or search engines.