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Universal design: a manual of practical guidance for architects

Author: Goldsmith, S.
Type: Book
Year: 2000


This manual describes and illustrates the differences between universal design and design ' for the disabled'. Covering both public buildings and private housing, it includes informative anthropometric data and 370 instructive diagrams. Universal design is a clear and concise design guide for practicing and student architects.

Further Details

Pages: 116
Publish Location: Oxford
Publisher: Architectural press
ISBN/ISSN: 075064785X
Keywords: design, mobility, child, older, human measurement, housing
Reads: 185