3

Universally-friendly spaces

Abstract:

Chapter 3 considers the design of user-friendly spaces within the context of construction standards and the importance of elements of interior spaces. A broad overview of relevant rules and regulations developed by government agencies and professional organizations provides information that informs project participants about construction standards and building codes that must be adhered to in order to ensure that the project is legally compliant. This chapter discusses the development of user-friendly environments through color choices, flooring options and installation, furniture selection and placement, task lighting and security planning. Additionally, this chapter focuses on creating comfortable interiors ...

Get Universal Design now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.