Universal Design has broadened to address aspects of inclusion, health, and social equity, while continuing to champion smart design for people with disabilities. The panelists will discuss innovative approaches to practicing Universal Design that are simple, smart, and intuitive design concepts to create better environments for all building occupants.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the history and definition of Universal Design to address aspects of inclusion, health, and social equity, while continuing to champion smart design for people with disabilities.
  • Identify innovative approaches to achieve Universal Design, to create better environments for all building occupants.
  • Understand how Universal Design, inclusion, health, and social equity, strategies benefit all building occupants.
  • Apply learned Universal Design, inclusion, health, and social equity, strategies to future projects.