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22 Apr 2024

The Importance of Accessibility in Architecture

Great architectural design is inclusive to everyone, especially those with physical limitations. The value of accessibility in architecture should never be underestimated. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),  1 in 4 adults in the United States have some type of disability. Every person with a disability must cross a street and access shopping centers, health facilities, offices, hotels, and homes. The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA)  is a federal law prohibiting discrimination against people […]