What is universal design?
Universal Design is the design of products and environments to be usable by all people, to the greatest extent possible, without the need for adaptation or specialised design.
There are 7 principles of universal design. Universal design in housing results in homes that are usable by and marketable to almost everyone.
Examples of universal design in housing
This collection of projects are examples of how universal design can be incorporated into home design for any life circumstance.
- Universal design in mainstream housing
- Universal design in housing for older people
- Universal design in housing for people with a disability