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Universal design: Solutions to a barrier-free living

Author: Herwig, O.
Type: Book
Year: 2008


This book examines and gives solutions to the need for improvement to the design for consumer products for the elderly, which is the fastest growing segment of the population in western countries, in order to improve their quality of life and to tap into this growing market.

Further Details

Short Title: Universal design
Pages: 175
Publish Location: Basel
Publisher: Birkhauser
ISBN/ISSN: 9783764387181
Accession Number: July 2010
Keywords: Design, solutions, elderly
Reads: 293