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Universal Design

The Real World

Mary Ellen Jukoski | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Mary Ellen Jukoski

You have likely heard people make a distinction between college and "the real world" as if campuses existed in some artificial, bubble dimension that insulates students and faculty from worldly concerns. To borrow a phrase from the vernacular: "Get real!"

What We Can Learn About Aging in Place from Jurassic Park

Rachel Adelson | Posted 06.17.2013 | Fifty
Rachel Adelson

Because Jurassic Park was designed for accessibility, its door handles were long levers of the type recommended by design experts and people like me. Those doors had long, lovely user-friendly handles... easily manipulated by, in this case, hungry Velociraptors.