Universal Design Information & Publications

Utility, accessibility and safety are incorporated in projects using the principles of "Universal Design".  Ames Home Solutions strongly encourage our customers to be informed in the concept of "Universal Design". We highly recommend going to the web and linking to The Center for Universal Design, College of Design, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-8613

For those individuals solely interested in the publications available in PDF for download, they have created Center of Universal Design PDF Publications

The publication "Residential Rehabilitation, Remodeling and Universal Design" was produced by The Center for Universal Design, NC State University for the NC Department of Health & Human  Services, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, Independent Living Services.

Credits: Authorship: Leslie C. Young
Architectural Design and Concept Illustrations: Rex J. Pace
Reviewers: John Dalrymple, Phil Protz
Graphic Design and Production: Jay Harlow and Marcelo Guimaraes
Illustrations: Rex J. Pace
© 2006, Center for Universal Design

"The Principles of Universal Design were conceived and developed by The Center for Universal Design at North Carolina State University. Use or application of the Principles in any form by an individual or organization is separate and distinct from the Principles and does not constitute or imply acceptance or endorsement by The Center for Universal Design of the use or application."

The following references and resources are provided for further reading regarding Universal Design, residential remodeling and Accessibility .

US Department of Housing and Urban Development. "Residential Remodeling and Universal Design" Making Homes more Comfortable and Accessible".  Publication

Florida Building Code 2007, Chapter 11 "Florida Accessibility Code for Building Construction Part A" ref: