How Gaming Technology is Helping Design More Accessible Homes

Posted on September 10th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Asia-Pacific, Built Environment, Universal Design, September 10 2019 AUSTRALIA: A group of Perth university students and real estate agents have teamed up to design an accessible home using construction software inspired by the gaming industry, with the goal of raising awareness of the importance of creating universal affordable accommodation. A computer model of one of the […]

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Government Launches Consultation to Make New Homes More Accessible

Posted on June 27th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Higher accessibility standards for new housing are to be introduced in the UK as part of a wider plan to make sure disabled people are not facing discrimination. Prime Minister Theresa May said that it is widely recognising that too many disabled people still live in unsuitable homes and she announced a consultation on mandating […]

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Americas, Universal Design, May 18 2019 The Cerebral Palsy Foundation launched a new initiative on the Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) called Accessibility is Beautiful, generously supported by CHUBB. This innovative accessibility initiative includes a YouTube video miniseries and Universal Design “Look Book” will feature the homes of disability advocates Pat Wright and Deb Zeyen, Karen Braitmayer, Leslie Haynes and Randy Earle, [...]

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UK-based Design Council Focuses on Accessible Home Innovation  

Posted on April 10th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Europe, Universal Design, April 10 2019 Now in its fifth year, Design Council Spark is putting a new focus on driving accessible home innovation; Design Council Spark: The Home Innovation Challenge is aiming to deliver major impact, both financially and socially, for people with reduced mobility or disabilities. Innovators challenged to design products for homes […]

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