PRINCIPLES OF UNIVERSAL DESIGN

The Design Of Products and Environments Usable By Everyone

Universal Design Includes All Family Members

Plan For All Stages Of Your Life Cycle

Eliminate the expense and hassle of periodically adapting your home for your ever changing life needs. Use the 7 principles of Universal Design.

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Redefining The Built Environment


More people can benefit from accessible design than from conventional design.

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  • Design around your family's specific basic needs.
  • Discover how to make your entire building environment conform to your lifestyle.
  • Age in Place seamlessly.

Exteriors


Make your home more approachable.

Manage the levels for your yard and foundation making them more enjoyable.

Remember:

  • Site planning for easier maneuverability.
  • Level entry porches or accessible gradual ramping systems limiting stairs.
  • Accessible garage entries.
  • Barrier free entrances.

Interiors


 

Incorporate a wide open feeling within your home's interior in all the most lived in areas.

  • Bathrooms
  • Kitchens
  • Living and family rooms
  • Bedrooms
  • Service and maintenance areas

Remodeling and Retrofitting


Remodeling for a lifetime

Universal design techniques make a home more accessible to all regardless of their age, size, mobility or adaptive ability.

  • Enlarging doorways or halls
  • Remodeling the kitchen
  • Remodeling the bathroom
  • Make common areas more accessible

Multigenerational Households


Make your home usable by all people to the greatest extent.

Using universal design can make your home accessible to your father or your son.

  • Make your home barrier free without ever looking modified.
  • Create a greater resale potential when your home appeals to all buyers.
  • Find out how universal design becomes invisible when used within your home.

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