This course looks closely at the definition and background of Universal Design. It gets you thinking broadly about sustainability, while covering the seven principles of universal design. Finally, it discusses sustainability in practice with universal design.

Learning Objectives

  • Define Universal Design and identify its benefits
  • Broaden your understanding of sustainability in the built environment through consideration of a wider range of human ability, size, age, cognitive ability, and sense of acuity
  • Use the Seven Principles of Universal Design in an integrated and elegant way in your daily work
  • Become equipped with the ideology and case studies to become a champion for Universal Design – for the benefit of all your users