Pivik conducted an extensive study of in-school architectural elements that are perceived to alter the scholastic experiences of children in 4th through 12th grade with biophysical impairments (e.g., muscular dystrophy, arthritis, blindness).
How would you assess whether universal design principles were incorporated in a building?
Some general—but frequently overlooked—principles of wayfinding are examined in three recent articles.
Senior citizens are being injured on escalators more frequently now than in the past.
The two sets of items presented in the included lists approach the issue of quality of design and building from two different and diametrically opposed positions: the "Top 10 Problems in Building Performance" represent the cumulative experience of the author over a period of 40 years, while "The Seven Principles of Universal Design" resulted from the deliberations by members of the Center for Universal Design.