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universal design

n.
A style of architecture and design whose object is to make buildings and facilities easy to access and use by all people, including the young, the old, and the disabled.
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Having accessible environments means that people with sensory loss such as sight loss can also benefit from inclusive design as well as people with physical disabilities.
The research and development of the project is conducted within the inclusive design paradigm, With individual with pmld and their caregivers directly participating in the r+d process throughout the whole duration of the project.
The new buildings, Microsoft says, will focus on inclusive design and accessible technology to empower all employees.
Called inclusive design, Microsoft makes it available to the world (microsoft.
Qualitative and inclusive design will come to the fore as the advancement and adoption of BIM practices will open up the skyline to vast potential.
While acknowledging that much work needs to be done, Pauli feels lucky because his office is in a new building with many inclusive design features, which was not the case in his prior job location, nor is it the case in many of the office buildings downtown, some of which were built 40 or more years ago and have done a poor job of updating.
They discuss the state of the profession and discipline; fundamental issues like practitioner roles, organizational contexts, integrating research and practice, methods, and becoming a practitioner; domain-specific issues for health care, the rail industry, aviation, military aviation, the oil and gas industry, the nuclear industry, manufacturing, regulation, consumer product design, inclusive design, user experience, ergonomic products, web engineering and applications, the construction and demolition industry, and agriculture; and communicating with decision makers, engaging participants, writing as a human factors and ergonomics practitioner, and public and social media engagement.
And Ms Mordaunt said: "Laura's talent and drive is taking inclusive design and fashion to the next level.
Gradon Architecture, based in Ryton, Gateshed, won the Constructing Excellence in the North East Value award as well as the LABC Award for Best Inclusive Design for its work on the new PS3m Percy Hedley hydrotherapy pool and 26 bed children's home in Killingworth, North Tyneside.
You're going to see, as time goes on, more and more fashion, and there's a lot more talk lately in the news about equality in every area, so there's a greater awareness now of inclusive design, or universal design, so you're going to see a lot more choices.
Many people are familiar with the concept of universal design: that, instead of offering people with disabilities their own access to adaptive technology, we should endeavor to create systems with universal or inclusive design that are accessible to all people.
Conceptualisation and implementation of stadium precinct sustainability was the main emphasis of the meeting held at Al Bidda Tower and it entailed green building certification, accessible and inclusive design and cleaning and waste management.