Divco’s Design-to-Build concept uses Universal Design theory

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“Our Design -Build approach use Universal Design to the full extent of its possibilities. It is not a question of simply lowering counters or of having hallways 4’ feet wide. It goes deeper into the architecture of the home.”

Universal Design (UD) is an approach to design that increases the potential for developing a better quality of life for a wide range of individuals. It is a design process that enables and empowers a diverse population by improving human performance, health and wellness, and social participation (Steinfeld and Maisel, 2012). It creates products, systems, and environments to be as usable as possible by as many people as possible regardless of age, ability or situation.