Collection by Olivia Martin

A Primer on Universal and Multigenerational Design

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One of architecture’s greatest functions is to increase the mobility and comfort of the people who use it. Here, learn how universal and multigenerational design can help those with special needs thrive.

The term “universal design” is attributed to the architect Ronald Mace, and although its scope has always been broader,...
We’ve all seen Braille labels ineptly screwed to walls as an afterthought, with no sensitivity to the overall...
At the lower left, polycarbonate panels glow under the cantilevered, vertically-seamed sheet-metal facade.
Parents Mitra and Sasan Nakhshab join sons Nima and Soheil (with daughter, Sofia) and Soheil’s girlfriend, Susana Mora...
Showcasing his mastery of light, Monti designed these Cor-ten curtains to modulate the light that enters the home,...
This is the reading room in the new addition; The T&G wood wall and ceiling finish are made from a reclaimed grain silo...
The main living area, which includes a more formal sitting area near the entrance, the dining area, Braitmayer’s...
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