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How To Design For Disabilities



Since the extent of disabilities range from physical limitations to cognitive and development challenges, architects continually seek new methods of design that help improve access to the built environment. And, as the following projects demonstrate, these innovations go above and beyond the requisite wheelchair- accessible ramp.

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  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    These examples are fantastic. Textured walls for the blind are fantastic. I'm wondering what you recommend for someone who has Parkinson's-- I notice that a lot of the time, there is danger of slipping- and I'm not sure what can help with that other than taking loose carpets out of buildings.