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Exploring the interaction between people, design, and activity. Good Fit Poor Fit is part of The Universal Design Project, a nonprofit organization with a vision for every community across the USA to have a surplus of homes and opportunities for social participation that are universally and financially accessible. Learn more at universaldesign.org.

Exploring the interaction between people, design, and activity. Good Fit Poor Fit is part of The Universal Design Project, a nonprofit organization with a vision for every community across the USA to have a surplus of homes and opportunities for social participation that are universally and financially accessible. Learn more at universaldesign.org.

Location:

United States

Description:

Exploring the interaction between people, design, and activity. Good Fit Poor Fit is part of The Universal Design Project, a nonprofit organization with a vision for every community across the USA to have a surplus of homes and opportunities for social participation that are universally and financially accessible. Learn more at universaldesign.org.

Language:

English

Contact:

540-908-3473


Episodes

049: The Great Outdoors

6/8/2021
A chat about inclusive and accessible outdoor recreation, just in time for the summer! Source

Duration:00:32:35

048: Summer Vacation!

5/24/2021
It's almost that time of year--summer vacation! Today we talk about vacation rentals and accessibility. Source

Duration:00:21:45

047: COVID Long Haulers

5/17/2021
How can universal design be used to support COVID long haulers? Tune into our newest episode to find out! Source

Duration:00:17:19

046: UD and Me: Sally Kiker

5/14/2021
Allow us to introduce our newest student, Sally Kiker. She shares how she became interested in Universal Design! Source

Duration:00:08:29

045: UD and Me: Lauren Dexter

4/27/2021
Meet our new student, Lauren Dexter and learn what she's curious about in the world of Universal Design! Source

Duration:00:10:54

044: Invisible Universal Design

4/16/2021
At its best, universal design is invisible! Listen for some examples of design that you may not even realize works for a wide variety of users! Source

Duration:00:16:07

043: UD and Me: Hannah Pugh

3/16/2021
Hannah Pugh, OT and UX Designer tells us about how she became passionate about universal design of the user experience. Source

Duration:00:12:49

042: Cleaning

2/26/2021
Universal design choices and tips to keep homes sparkly clean! Source

Duration:00:23:04

041: UD and Me: Bethany Hurd

2/10/2021
Our architecture student, Bethany, drops by to share her "UD and Me" origin story! Source

Duration:00:12:47

040: Dishwashers

1/18/2021
What style and placement choices make dishwashers most functional? We called on our Design Advisors to find out! Source

Duration:00:19:50

039: Weather the Weather – Climate Considerations

1/15/2021
How can universal design play a part in weather-proofing your home? In this episode, we discuss climate considerations for designing and building universal residences. Source

Duration:00:20:26

038: UD and Me: Meaghan Walls

12/18/2020
Meaghan Walls shares her UD and Me story about what inspired her to pursue the design of inclusive communities and spaces. Source

Duration:00:13:14

037: UD and Me: Tiffany Dill

12/15/2020
In this episode, we learn about universal design features that really speak to our team member, Tiffany Dill! Source

Duration:00:17:25

036: Microwave Locations & More!

12/4/2020
What works best for reheating those holiday leftovers? We asked our Design Advisors for tips about accessible and functional microwave features! Source

Duration:00:16:52

035: UD and Me: Scott Pruett

11/20/2020
A chat with the Executive Director of the Universal Design Project about his favorite UD features. Source

Duration:00:00:27

034: Introducing: “UD and Me”

11/10/2020
The first episode of our new mini-series about some of our favorite universal designs! Source

Duration:00:19:24

033: Brooke Thabit, Interior Designer

11/3/2020
An interview with our 2019 intern about her work in healthcare interior design. Source

Duration:00:25:58

032: Grab Bars

10/26/2020
From style to safety -- an overview of grab bars and how to find the best fit for your home. Source

Duration:00:27:48

031: Designing for the Senses

10/19/2020
An interview with Dr. Katie Hansen, OT, about considering sensory needs in design. Source

Duration:00:31:33

030: Interview with Danise Levine, Universal Design Champion

10/12/2020
An interview with Danise Levine, Assistant Director of the IDEA Center at the University of Buffalo. Source

Duration:00:47:32