How inclusion shapes design: an interview with inclusive designer Kat Holmes
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UB architects look to grant universal access to modern design trends
A group of University at Buffalo architects and researchers is looking to create a bridge for builders to access the latest design trends.
A Taxonomy of Inclusive Design: On Disclosure, Accessibility, and Inclusion
This series will explore concepts, practices, and organizational shifts that are central to inclusive pedagogy in higher education.
Right Under Your Nose: Universal Design in Norway
Universal design has been part of Norway’s national policies and strategies for more than 15 years and is preferred to the traditional approach of accessibility for people with disabilities in public environments.
The Problem With Saying a Person ‘Overcame’ Their Disability
How do you overcome something by simply doing something anyone else would be congratulated for? Can’t disabled people simply be congratulated for what they have done without their impairment being part of it?
The best built environment is an inclusive one, designed for ageing and disability
Home modifications can help delay institutional care, creating benefits for the individual, the taxpayer and the healthcare system.
Designing a symbol for disability
A new set of emoji for 2019 includes people with wheelchairs, canes, and hearing aids, but are these designs as accurate as they could be?
Office of Inclusive Design will provide resources for campus-wide accessibility issues
With the development of the OID, students will have more resources to learn about, provide, and acquire accessibility on campus. In addition, the creation of the OID will allow the SDC to concentrate on aiding students with disabilities in their successful completion of their desired degree.
A Fully Accessible Space
The Universal Design Living Laboratory in Columbus, Ohio, is the top-rated universal design home in North America with three national universal design certifications. The Universal Design Living Laboratory serves as an example of how to best design for everyone of all ages and abilities.
Making Museums Accessible to Visually Impaired Visitors
Museums have a duty to cater to people with a wide range of needs and this includes visually impaired people. This is not a small section of society and it is vital that they are not overlooked.