Practicing inclusive design

ARC624 | Spring 2020
Professor Edward Steinfeld

This course provided experience in the implementation of universal design and introduced key methods in the practice of universal design to the students. Four major topical areas were explored : learning spaces, wayfinding, accessibility, and stair safety. The methods introduced included representing people in places, knowledge translation, evaluation in use, systematic audits and recommendations, diagnostic evaluation. Case studies from design practice, research and service activities conducted at the IDEA Center over the last 20 years were presented to the class.