In universal design, kitchens and bathrooms can be the greatest challenge with surface heights being most critical.

This kitchen has multi-height counters that can formed in separate sections. It also features easy to reach shelving at the back of the counters with windows above, has Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezer and refrigerator drawers.

The wall-mounted oven is easier for tall people and still within reach of short people. The low-profile grill, wok-burner and cooktop have controls in front rather than at the back. Pull-out pantries, shelves, dishwasher and refrigerator drawers are accessible to almost everyone.

And a little closer look at his universal design kitchen: