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Access by Design
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publication date October 1, 1996
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780471287261
ISBN-10 0471287261
Dimensions 1.25 by 9 by 11.50 in.
Weight 2.80 lbs.
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Original list price $80.00
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: "Our individual disability becomes a handicap only when we encounter a barrier."
? George Covington, Co-author

"Why not consider designing for your lifetime, not just your primetime?"
? Jane Langmiur, Architect

"Universal design is good design because it is design for the user and not design for the designer."
? Marc Harrison, IDSA, Professor, Rhode Island School of Design

"The issue is not so much, ?what a great idea!,? as how did we get it wrong for so long?"
? Geoff Hollington, Universal Designer, Geoff Hollington Associates

"It?s a way of thinking; a new ingredient to design education and professional practice that can become a catalyst for invigorating our design sensibilities."
? Bill Palmer, Architect, Hellmuth, Obata, & Kassabaum, Inc.

"A designed object, product, building, or landscape earns the term Universal Design only if, in its final built state, it works properly in one form for everyone."
? Kevin Owens, Director of Product Development for Play/Designs & Playworld Systems



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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780442021269 Book cover for 9780471287261
 
With Kirby Heyborne (other contributor), Bruce Hannah, Judy Cox, Jeffrey Ebbeler (other contributor) | from Van Nostrand Reinhold (October 1, 1996)
9780442021269 | details & prices | 240 pages | 9.00 × 11.50 × 0.75 in. | 2.25 lbs | List price $49.95
This edition also contains Cinco De Mouse-o!
About: Providing the first and only comprehensive review of universal design--design that provides access to everything all of the time for all people, whether you're eight years old or 80, abled or disabled, this illuminating book helps set the standards for design in the 90s.
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from John Wiley & Sons Inc (October 1, 1996)
9780471287261 | details & prices | 9.00 × 11.50 × 1.25 in. | 2.80 lbs | List price $80.00
About: "Our individual disability becomes a handicap only when we encounter a barrier.

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