INCLUSIVE DESIGN

Linda L. Nussbaumer

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EBOOK

ISBN:
9781501311444
Published:
AUG 06, 2015
Other Formats ISBN
Paperback 9781563679216

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What's in the book

The Book

Stretching beyond the successes and challenges of universal design since the inception of the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990 and its amendment in 2008, Inclusive Design: A Universal Need details how an inclusive approach to design creates an accessible and aesthetically pleasing environment for a total population—not just the aging or differently abled. Fully covering CIDA accreditation standards that include both the application of ADA and universal design, the text further specifies the benefits of an inclusive approach to residential and commercial environments, product design, and technology.

Table of Contents

Foundations for Inclusive Design
Legislation That Precedes Inclusive Design
Inclusive Design
Integrating Inclusive Design into the Design Process
Inclusive Design for Products and Environments
Product Design and Inclusivity
Residential Design
Commercial Design—An Overview
Office Design
Healthcare and Institutional Design
Hospitality, Retail, and Other Commercial Design
Advocates of Inclusive Design
The People



About The Authors

Linda L. Nussbaumer, PhD, ASID, IDEC, is a Certified Interior Designer in Minnesota and a professor of interior design at South Dakota State University (SDSU). She has published in the Journal of Interior Design, Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences Education, and Implications.

Format:
eBook
Imprint:
Fairchild Books
Illustrations:
16 pp full colour