OUTLINEHumane living environment: accessibility and equal opportunities for all INTRODUCTION OVERVIEW OF PROBLEMS KEY CONCEPTS UNIVERSAL DESIGN OVERAL SOLUTIONS
PROBLEMS & SOLUTIONS We found some limitations in the University CAMPUS LIBRARY LECTURE HALL CAFETERIA PARKING AREA
Who is a disabled person: The Adapted Model How to model the individuals for whom we design?
To what extend the Seven Principles of Universal Design been implemented in APU campus? Principle Evidence found Principle 1: Equitable Use No Principle 2: Flexibility in Use May be Principle 3: Simple and Intuitive Use Yes Principle 4: Perceptible Information No Principle 5: Tolerance for error Yes Principle 6: Low Physical Effort YesPrinciple 7: Size and space for approach No and use
How well-designed is the campus to encourage the following? Design for Inclusion: the four cornerstonesSimulation Flexibility Independence Social InteractionBoth physical and To accommodate Through choice Through family,cognitive- changes brought and content- friends,Average about by the Average neighborhoods ageing process- and the wider Not Good communities- GoodKeeps mind and Adapts to Reduces barriers Enables socialbody healthy- different users and maintains engagement andGood and uses-Less control-Average participation- than Average LimitedPromote feeling of Responds to age- Prevents or delays Promotes sense ofwell-being-Good related change- dependency-No identity as full Not Good comments member of society-Good
How well universally designed is the campus? Predominantly designed for young and middle- aged fit people.
Difficulties for entrance for the CAMPUS How can I get in?!
Explicitly provided of automatic sensor door
After the first barrier in the Classroom
UNIVERSAL SOLUTION from (Hondas Walking Assist Device Turns Me On‘)
Visual nature of the problem Let’s go down I can’t see what Prof. writes
Provide of comfort class with where they can feel better
PARKING PLACE IN APU
Ways of solving these problems with a flick of by hand
Explicitly provided slope
Facility in the social transport
Buttons of elevator
Buttons of elevator
Doors without threshold that are wide enough for a Wheel chair or walker, wider hallways @ SD
Benefits APU promotes the establishment of the foundations of a society in which more people will feel comfortable. There are some deeper-seated factors within values of Japanese society that may help successfully mobilize and exploit APU’s distinctive approach . To be the leader among Japanese Universities, APU possesses the economic and financial rationale for sustainable development and bring reputation in home and abroad.
Benefits APU is an international university that offers an innovative bi-lingual education. People from a variety of sectors locally as well as internationally. A home of people from more than a hundred of countries and regions. Cutting edge facilities to confirm proper learning environment. APU has tremendous potential to grow by inviting and promoting people from other groups. Disabled people especially who are young is such a sector. Necessarily APU will uptake Universal Design philosophy to identify the significant market opportunities from rapidly changing needs and learning aspirations of the selected attendances.