Wrocław, Poland

Universal Design in Architecture

blended course
when 25 July 2022 - 5 August 2022
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 EC

Universal Design in Architecture summer school provide students with the skills to practically apply the principles of Universal Design and accessibility diagnosis both in public spaces and in the design of residential spaces considering individual or collective special needs, in particular people with disabilities and the elderly. Educating a new generation of designers representing a human-centered approach to design is one of the activities that bring us closer to realizing the idea of a civil society based on the principles of equal opportunities and nondiscrimination. Summer school demonstrate the integrative role of Universal Design in the functioning of communities, by ensuring that as many people as possible can use architectural space independently and autonomously. Participants will experience architectural barriers through personal experience during simulation workshops. The course will be based on theoretical and practical parts, grouped in thematic blocks.

Course leader

Wrocław University of Science and Technology

Fee info

EUR 0: free of charge

Scholarships

Scholarships available