Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access Universal Design Bathroom, Universal Design Identity, UD Interactive Model and Home Modifications projects
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Tiramisu Livemap Video

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Tiramisu was developed by researchers to improve users' transit experiences and transit accessibility. Your data will help us improve Tiramisu and show the positive impact of technology on public transit.

The Future of Rehabilitation Research

Take a look at iDAPT - Toronto Rehab's new, one-of-a-kind rehabilitation research facility in downtown Toronto. There's nothing else in the world like iDAPT, which means "Intelligent Design for Adaptation, Participation and Technology". The facility houses state-of-the-art 'living labs', located at the hospital's University Avenue site, and is a quantum leap forward in rehab research. Researchers around the world can now generate new knowledge, more practical technologies, and innovative treatments more quickly, accurately and in total safety to reduce accidents, illness, and, help people overcome disability.

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Universal Design

The Agency for Road and Transport in Oslo, together with the Porsgrunn and Skien municipalities, has made five short films about universal design. These films are funny and their messages are simple and to the point

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Computer-Based Instruction Modules
Product Archives
  • Gallery of Bright Ideas (under construction)
  • Consumers and home designers often request information about these products.

  • Unlimited by Design Exhibit
  • This exhibit provides an overview of universal design with over 300 products, most of which are currently available.

  • Universal Design Product Collection
  • This is an archive of professional photographs of products that were in the Unlimited by Design Exhibit at the University at Buffalo Center for the Arts.

Available Videos
  • Fair Housing Means Universal Design I (with an emphasis on bathrooms):
    This 26 minute videotape is intended to improve awareness of the Fair Housing Accessibility Guidelines contained in the 1988 Amendments to the Civil Rights Act of 1968. It is directed to all building and construction professionals (e.g. architects, interior designers, engineers, developers, contractors) and virtually anyone concerned with housing design.

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  • Fair Housing Means Universal Design II (with an emphasis on kitchens):
    This 22 minute videotape is intended to improve awareness of the Fair Housing Accessibility Guidelines contained in the 1988 Amendments to the Civil Rights Act of 1968. It is directed to all building and construction professionals (e.g. architects, interior designers, engineers, developers, contractors) and virtually anyone concerned with housing design.

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  • Searching for Universal Design Video:
    This 15 minute VHS videotape was produced to demonstrate how the theme of universal design can be used as a general vehicle for teaching a studio design course in architecture or related disciplines. It documents a one semester studio curriculum that was initiated in the Department of Architecture, SUNY, Buffalo in Fall of 1993 with a class of over 40 undergraduate architecture students.

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