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Good Practice 2016
Category: Projects, proposals, methodologies and studies

Universal Design-accessibility and inclusion disapproved

Mg. Arq Rotella M. Graciela

Argentina

Logo University and Graciela Rotella Imatge of project

This project developed by the architect Graciela Rotella, intends to carry out, according to the morphology of the building, the requirements, spare parts and / or improvements, to allow accessibility, movement and use of the establishment, under equal conditions, Security, comfort and fundamentally, maximum personal autonomy, implementing a design that allows to improve the quality of life of the person.

The incorporation of this new paradigm, of universal design-design for all, is a very big challenge in the elimination of barriers, especially the social ones, there is now an invisibility towards people with disabilities, by government entities and citizens in its whole. This work aims fundamentally at raising awareness of the issue, understanding that all people have the right, to be able to live a dignified life, with equal conditions, with security, comfort, independence and maximum personal autonomy.

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