16 things you should know about universal design [AIA course]

Slip-resistant flooring, such as these Maycrest 6x24-inch porcelain tiles, is recommended for universal design in kitchens and bathrooms. Photo: Mohawk Flooring

BD+C University Course | December 14, 2018 | MANNY GONZALEZ, FAIA, LEED AP, KTGY ARCHITECTS + PLANNING

Our expert offers 16 ways to help you implement universal design in your next multifamily residential project—and perhaps in your nonresidential projects.

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