Universal Design Living Laboratory

Executive Summary

Mission statement: To bring about awareness of universal design to the public and the building industry.

Universal design is a framework for the design of living and working spaces and products benefiting the widest possible range of people in the widest range of situations without special or separate design. Universal design is human-centered design, accommodating people of all sizes, ages, and abilities.

This national demonstration home and Universal Design Living Laboratory (www.udll.com) will serve to help people better understand how to create a more comfortable living environment that will enhance their quality of life. This Universal Design Living Laboratory will serve as a resource for others to learn from