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Designing residential spaces for people with disabilities: a thinkpiece

The International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction Working Group W084 conference "Designing for Inclusivity", October 2nd & 3rd 2001

Author: Dewsbury, G., Taylor, B. , Webster, R.
Type: Conference Paper
Year: 2001


This paper considers the main aspects and questions that are required to be asked by any designer of residences that include high-end technology for people with disabilities. It seeks to reframe the design process to extend the concepts of inclusive and universal design within the social context of designing for people with a wide range of disabilities.

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Publish Location: The University of Salford
Accession Number: 11.3.04
Keywords: mobility, assistive device, universal, design, telecommunication
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