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dc.contributor.authorCanadian Human Rights Commission
dc.date.accessioned2020-11-18T18:12:35Z
dc.date.available2020-11-18T18:12:35Z
dc.date.issued2007-08-01
dc.identifier.other545741
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1813/76629
dc.description.abstract[Excerpt] Best practices in universal design is defined as building practices and procedures that comply with universal design principles and provide affordable design practices that meet the needs of the widest possible range of people who use of facility. Not all best practices apply in the same situation and therefore all technical specifications must be carefully considered and discussed together with local authorities, architects and building owners. One best practice cannot always be applicable to people in different countries around the world. That is the reason for the development of local standards that respect and recognize local conditions, both geographic and political. These “best practices” are only a guideline that should be used in conjunction with local expertise. These are provided to enhance public understanding of accessibility issues, and where relevant, they may be used as resources in the development of other national or local standards. This document is not intended as an international standard but rather as a compilation of existing technical specifications.
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.subjectuniversal design
dc.subjectdisability
dc.subjectplanning
dc.subjectservices
dc.subjectinternational
dc.titleInternational Best Practices in Universal Design: A Global Review
dc.typearticle
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