Welcome to. Companion PowerPoint Presentation for the Introduction to Housing textbook. Universal Design. Universal design is design for all people.
Companion PowerPoint Presentation for the Introduction to Housing textbook
It makes the environment work for the individual, stressing ease of use & maintenance.
It serves a wide range of users whose needs change over time.
at highest level
The everyday comforts and
conveniences that “normal”
individuals enjoy are
provided to all people.
California home of
Ruby Trow that
15 years ago
Hotel guest room
-Roll in shower
-Important for all
User can slide along built-in bench to reach
Glass block adds light to interior bath
Comfort Height Toilet
Bocci adjustable magnifying mirror
washer & dryer
It not only provides environments and
tools for the presently disabled, but
actually anticipates and prevents disabilities
such as repetitive strain injuries, back
problems, and those caused by accidents.
Front controls on
range for elderly
soft bath tub