Day 1: Take the Survey
Instructional Memo Examples
Earthquake Resistant Buildings•Journal articles:And do Google Image searches!
Universal Design (U.D.)From the resources below, determine (1) why U.D. is important and (2) provide specific examples.
1. This PhD dissertation addressed several Universal Design studies, and methods of learning about Universal Design
Then go to pdf pages: (a) 18-19 (document p 1-2). Read and report on why U.D. will benefit society. Provide examples.
(b) 23-24 (document p 6-7). Read and report on three major factors affecting U.D.
(c) 37-38 (document p 20-21). Read and report on the seven principles of U.D.
2. The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) provides examples and explanations of Universal Design features in homes. http://www.nahb.org/en/consumers/homeownership/homeownership-articles/what-is-universal-design.aspx
3. North Carolina State University
(a) 7 principles (choose text version) http://www.ncsu.edu/ncsu/design/cud/about_ud/udprinciples.htm
(b) changing demographics: http://www.ncsu.edu/ncsu/design/cud/about_ud/udhistory.htm
(c) changing social climate and the future: https://projects.ncsu.edu/ncsu/design/cud/about_ud/udhistory.htm#s
4. AngiesList article on U.D. and home values.
Also, check out: http://www.oxo.com/
Kitchen equipment company that utilizes universal design for its products
And btw, the graphic we will use in class: https://projects.ncsu.edu/ncsu/design/cud/pubs_p/docs/poster.pdfpe39uh