The Obstacles That Drive Wheelchair Users Crazy
An architect imagines solutions to the accessibility problems in our buildings.
This Home Proclaims Wheelchair Access Shouldn't End Outdoors
A barrier-free house enables a family to come together amid the vineyards in Northern California.
A Hands-On Renovation Makes a Cramped City Kitchen Wheelchair-Accessible
A renovation in Boston helps bring a family together—at home and in the kitchen.
Made to Measure
This 3D-printed wheelchair is completely customizable.
On the Coast of Massachusetts, a Prefab Ranch Is Totally Overhauled for a Wheelchair-User
A home on Cape Ann’s rocky shore becomes a refuge that offers resilience in the face of an unpredictable future.
This Impressively Accessible Home Has a Tower That Can Be Reached by Wheelchair
A Baltimore father builds a house with accessibility in mind—and finds a new calling in the process.
A Family Guesthouse Made for Accessibility, Aging in Place—and That View
With both an aging relative and a wheelchair user in mind, architect Neal Schwartz creates a family guesthouse designed to be...
Universal Appeal
When David Carmel decided to propose to Kirsten Axelsen, he was at home in Manhattan and she was in Ethiopia, working to...
Highly Accessible
Having lived in, and loved, a modern house built in 1954 in Seattle’s Magnolia neighborhood since buying it in 1996, architect...
Angular Multi-Generational Home in Washington
For many baby boomers, "retirement" is just a long way to spell "the end." This wasn't the case for Mike and Fiona Goodchild, a...
Design for Humankind
Architect and healthcare design visionary Michael Graves shares his thoughts on how paralysis has affected his approach and...
Keynote Address from Michael Graves
We could not be more thrilled to welcome Michael Graves, one of America's most eminent architects and designers, to the Dwell on...
Leveling the Playing Field
From wearable sensors to accessibility apps, smart technology is transforming the lives of seniors and people with disabilities.
Butterfly Gap Retreat
At the Butterfly Gap Retreat just outside Knoxville, Tennessee, managing the design, construction, and rental of modern...
The World’s First Fully Accessible Water Park Raises the Bar for Inclusion
In San Antonio, Morgan’s Inspiration Island opens for its second season.
How to Age Gracefully in Japan
An architect designs a retreat of pointed huts to serve an elderly community.
What to Expect from the 2017 Universal Design Conference
Experts in inclusive design gather in New York.
Camp Counsel
Architecture professor Laura Terry and her students spent a summer designing and creating new facilities for young campers with...
Interior Design and the ADA
Our story begins in Saudi Arabia in the 1950s.
Takt Project
Tokyo-based design collective Takt Project invites consumers to reimagine products from retailers such as Muji.