“Universal design refers to broad-spectrum ideas meant to produce buildings, products and environments that are inherently accessible to both people without disabilities and people with disabilities. The term “universal design” was coined by the architect Ronald L. Mace to describe the concept of designing all products and the built environment to be aesthetic and usable to the greatest extent possible by everyone, regardless of their age, ability, or status in life.” Wikipedia

6 North

Universally designed the 6 North Apartments feature accessible kitchens, bathrooms and entranceways.

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User Friendly and Good Looking

“Seriously, cool and beautiful,” writes Chazzy. She’s talking about two universal design inspired homes featured in the New York Times. Both remodels show that accessible can be beautiful.

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Aging in Place Remodels: No Step Entries

The entry is # 1 on most people’s agenda when they start to imagine getting in and out of their house. Almost everyone wants to Age in Place. Too many of us are forced to move, losing the comforts and familiarity of our home, because we cannot get in the door.

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