Are accessibility requirements a burden to the quality of a project’s design, or can they enhance both universal usability and design integrity? A panel composed of a landscape architect, a state agency representative, and an accessibility representative focuses on case studies of highly designed responses to specific accessibility regulations.
Identify the basic principles of accessible design as applied in urban landscape architecture.
Learn specific design choices relative to accessibility and Universal Design for "special" populations, and how they can be of benefit in all design contexts.
Clarify black, white, and "grey" areas of understanding regarding federal and state accessibility regulations and guidelines.
Investigate imaginative design responses to landscape-related accessibility regulations and guidelines through case study examples of built work.