Inclusive Design: What to Consider - The Institute of Structural Engineers

Posted on 15th April 2021 by Jane Simpson

How can your designs be accessed and used by as many people as possible, regardless of age, gender, disability or personal circumstances? The heart of designing inclusively is to design for the whole person and not just a characteristic. The principles of inclusive design apply not just for prestige projects such as the Olympics or high-rise office buildings, but for wherever people go, from open spaces to car parks. Reasons to watch Gain an understanding of what inclusive design means and how it adds value both in terms of sustainability and economically Learn the principles of designing for the whole person and not just a characteristic Understand the process for designing inclusively and the framework needed for thinking about inclusive design at critical points in the design cycle.

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