Universal Design: Creating Inclusive Environments

Universal Design: Creating Inclusive Environments

by Edward Steinfeld
     
 

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The new standard text on the topic, Universal Design introduces designers to the principles and practice of designing for all people. From the foundations of accessibility and aging to the practice of designing interiors, products, housing and transportation systems, all aspects of this growing field are explored. Covering best practices examples to

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The new standard text on the topic, Universal Design introduces designers to the principles and practice of designing for all people. From the foundations of accessibility and aging to the practice of designing interiors, products, housing and transportation systems, all aspects of this growing field are explored. Covering best practices examples to demonstrate the value of universal design as both a survey of the field and reference for researchers, Universal Design is sure to be constantly at the fingertips of all types of designers. 

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"Universal Design introduces designers to the principles and practice of designing for all people. Covering best practice examples that demonstrate the value of universal design, this new publication is sure to be constantly at the fingertips of all types of designers." (ASID Icon, Summer 2012)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470399132
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/10/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Edward Steinfeld is a Professor of Architecture at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York, and Director of the Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access (IDeA), a leading center for research and development in universal design in North America

Jordana L. Maisel is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the School of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University at Buffalo, State University if New York, and Director of Outreach and Policy Studies at the Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access (IDeA).

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