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Development, promotion and execution of universally designed housing in Norway

Inclusive buildings, products and services: Challenges in universal design

Author: Christophersen, J.
Type: Book Section
Year: 2009


Christophersen provides an overview of developments in universally designed housing in Norway over forty years. He explains the reasons for relatively slow progress in this field. As a solution to this challenge, he suggests an approach creating efficient, rational and praticable performance for universal design. Access, entry, bathroom, kitchen and outdoor spaces are discussed and illustrated.

Further Details

Author: Vavik, T.
Pages: 51-72
Publish Location: Trondheim
Publisher: Tapir Academic Press
Accession Number: July, 2011
Keywords: universal, design, housing, Europe, disabled, older
Reads: 146