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Universal design : creating inclusive environments / Edward Steinfeld, Jordana L. Maisel

Main Author: Steinfeld, Edward Coauthor: Maisel, Jordana L. Publication: New York : John Wiley & Sons, 2012 Description: XVII, 382 p.ISBN: 978-0-470-39913-2Topical name: Acessibilidade | Design inclusivo | Ambiente CDU: 615.851.3*AM Online Resources: Click here to access online List(s) this item appears in: Terapia ocupacional
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Foreword, p. XI
Preface, p. XIII
Acknowledgements, pXVII
CHAPTER 1 : Barriers and their Social Meaning, p. 1
Design as Evolution, p. 1
Barriers as a Universal Experience, p. 3
Barriers in Intellectual Life, p. 4
Social Functions of Space, p. 8
Socio-spatial Order, p. 12
Origins of Universal Design, p. 15
Summary , p. 24
Review Topics, p. 24
CHAPTER 2: Defining Universal Design, p. 27
Introduction, p. 27
Emergence of Universal Design, p. 27
Definition, p. 28
Origins, p. 30
Modernism and the Moderníst Style, p. 31
Critiques of Modernist Style, p. 33
Return to Human-Centered Design, p. 34
Summary, p. 42
Review Topics, p. .42
References, p. 42
CHAPTER 3: The New Demographics, p. 45
Demography for Universal Design, p. 45
Uses of Demography in Design, p. 48
Beneficiaries of Universal Design, p. 49
Demography: Points to Remember, p. 60
Summary, p. 62
Review Topics, p. 63
References, p. 63
CHAPTER 4: Practicing Universal Design, p. 67
Introduction, p. 67
Universal Design as Innovation, p. 67
Tools for lncreasing Adoption, p. 70
Introducing Universal Design to Practice, p. 82
Improving Practice, p. 86
Summary, p. 91
Review Topics, p. 91
References, p. 92
CHAPTER 5: Design for Human Performance, p. 95
lntroduction, p. 95
Anthropometry, p. 96
Biomechanics, p. 103
Perception, p. 108
Cognítion, p. 119
CHAPTER 6: Design For Health and Wellness, p. 137
What are Health and Wellness?, p. 139
Injury Protectíon, p. 140
Disease Prevention, p. 142
Low-Resource Settings, p. 147
Mental Health, p. 149
Health Impact Assessments, p. 152
Designing for Health and Wellness Guidelines, p. 152
CHAPTER 7: Design for Social Participation, p. 159
Social Construction Theory, p. 160
Interpersonal Interaction, p. 163
Access to Resources, p. 167
Segregation and Clustering, p. 172
Design Participation, p. 177
CHAPTER 8: Public Accommodations, p. 187
The Purpose of Accessible Design, p. 188
Universal Design Strategies, p. 197
The Future, p. 213
CHAPTER 9: Housing, p. 223
Evolution of Accessible Housing Policy, p. 223
Community-Based Rehabilitation and Special-Purpose Housing, p. 236
Neighborhood Context, p. 238
CHAPTER 10: Home Modifications, p. 245
Target Populations, p. 246
Purpose of Home Modifïcations, p. 248
Common Needs and Solutions, p. 253
Home Assessments, p. 261
Barriers to Service Delivery, p. 263
Policy, p. 265
Knowledge Needs, p. 268
CHAPTER II : Universal Design and the Interior Environment, p. 275
Wayfinding, p. 276
Lighting, p. 282
Color, p. 287
Furnishings, p. 292
Floor Coverings, p. 299
CHAPTER 12: Product Design, p. 307
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Introduction, p. 307
Assistive Technology, p. 310
KnowledgeTranslation Problem, p. 312
Changing Marketplace, p. 316
Smarter Products, p. 321
Case Studies, p. 327
Summary, p. 334
ReviewTopics, p. 335
References, p. 335
CHAPTER 13: Public Transportation and Universal Design, p. 339
Introduction, p. 339
Background, p. 339
Access to Public Transportation, p. 340
Components of Public Transportation Systems, p. 342
Progress around the World, p. 362
Summary, p. 363
Review Topics, p. 364
References, p. 365
ÍNDEX, p. 369

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