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Universal design handbook / ed. in chief Wolfgang F. E. Preiser; senior ed. Elaine Ostroff; foreword by Robert Ivy

Secondary Author Preiser, Wolfgang F. E.
Ostroff, Elaine
Ivy, Robert
Country Estados Unidos. Publication New York : MacGraw-Hill, cop. 2001 Description 1072 p., pag. var. : il. ; 25 cm + 1 disco óptico (CD-Rom) Series McGraw-Hill handbooks ISBN 0-07-137605-4 CDU 7.05
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Serves as a reference to both American and international universal design standards. The CD-ROM in this title includes American with Disabilities Act code requirements, illustrated standards, checklists, and technical fact sheets, ready for downloading. It also covers guidelines, from buildings to telecommunications.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Part I Introduction
  • Chapter 1 Universal Design: The New Paradigm
  • Chapter 2 Experiencing Universal Design
  • Part II Premises and Perspectives in Universal Design
  • Chapter 3 An Integrated Approach to Universal Design: Toward the Inclusion of All Ages, Cultures, and Diversity
  • Chapter 4 Designing for Our Future Selves
  • Chapter 5 Universal Design and the Majority World
  • Chapter 6 User/Expert Involvement in Universal Design
  • Chapter 7 Designing by Degree: Assessing and Incorporating Individual Accessibility Needs
  • Chapter 8 Universal Design to Support the Brain and Its Development
  • Chapter 9 Toward Universal Design Evaluation
  • Part III Universal Design Guidelines and Accessibility Standards
  • Chapter 10 Principles of Universal Design
  • Chapter 11 United Nations Standards and Rules
  • Chapter 12 U.S. Accessibility Codes and Standards: Challenges for Universal Design
  • Chapter 13 Accessible Housing in Five European Countries: Standards and Built Results
  • Chapter 14 Lifetime Homes: Achieving Accessibility for All
  • Chapter 15 Accessible Design in Italy
  • Chapter 16 Accessibility Standards and Universal Design Developments in Canada
  • Chapter 17 The Impact of Aging on Japanese Accessibility Design Standards
  • Chapter 18 Interpreting Accessibility Standards: Experiences in the U.S. Courts
  • Chapter 19 Universal Design in Outdoor Play Areas
  • Chapter 20 Guidelines for Outdoor Areas
  • Chapter 21 Japanese Guidelines for Universal Design in Parks: Harmony Between Nature and People
  • Chapter 22 Design for Dementia: Challenges and Lessons for Universal Design
  • Chapter 23 Life Safety Standards and Guidelines Focused on Stairways
  • Part IV Public Policies, Systems, and Issues
  • Chapter 24 Universal Design in Mass Transportation
  • Chapter 25 The Bottom-Up Methodology of Universal Design
  • Chapter 26 Accessibility as Universal Design: Legislation and Experiences in Italy
  • Chapter 27 The Evolution of Design for All in Public Buildings and Transportation in France
  • Chapter 28 The Dutch Struggle for Accessibility Awareness
  • Chapter 29 Norway's Planning Approach to Implement Universal Design
  • Chapter 30 From Accessibility for Disabled People to Universal Design: Challenges in Japan
  • Chapter 31 Israel: A Country on the Way to Universal Design
  • Chapter 32 Developing Economies: A Reality Check
  • Chapter 33 Sustainable Human and Social Development: An Examination of Contextual Factors
  • Part V Residential Environments
  • Chapter 34 The Next-Generation Universal Home
  • Chapter 35 Fair Housing: Toward Universal Design in Multifamily Housing
  • Chapter 36 Progressive Housing Design and Home Technologies in Canada
  • Chapter 37 The Care Apartment Concept in Switzerland
  • Chapter 38 Aging with a Developmental Disability at Home: An Australian Perspective
  • Chapter 39 Housing Policy and Funding Mechanisms for Elderly and Disabled People in Germany
  • Chapter 40 Housing for Older Persons in Southeast Asia: Evolving Policy and Design
  • Chapter 41 Universal Kitchens and Appliances
  • Chapter 42 Universal Bathrooms
  • Part VI
  • Chapter 43 Universal Design Practice in the United States
  • Chapter 44 Project Briefing for an Inclusive Universal Design Process
  • Chapter 45 Office and Workplace Design
  • Chapter 46 Educational Environments: From Compliance to Inclusion
  • Chapter 47 Access to Sports and Entertainment
  • Chapter 48 Landscape Design
  • Chapter 49 Universal Design of Products
  • Chapter 50 Universal Design in Automobile Design
  • Part VII Education and Research
  • Chapter 51 Advances in Universal Design Education in the United States
  • Chapter 52 Integrating Universal Design Into the Interior Design Curriculum
  • Chapter 53 Desig

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