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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

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

029: Welcome Home! Entrances and Entryways

9/29/2020
Tips for designing and setting up a home entrance that is functional, safe, and germ-free! Source

Duration:00:18:29

028: Alerts and Alarms

9/9/2020
An overview of alarms and alert systems for the Deaf and hard of hearing that can actually keep us all safe! Source

Duration:00:21:13

027: Happy 30th Anniversary to the ADA!

9/3/2020
A discussion about the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. How far have we come? Where can we go next to make spaces equitably accessible? Source

Duration:00:14:51

026: Designing for Dementia

8/28/2020
Rebecca Langbein joins in on the conversation to discuss unique design tips that benefit those with memory loss, yet are helpful for all. Source

Duration:00:31:56

025: What makes a bedroom comfortable and functional?

8/12/2020
Learn why little details make a big difference in the design and layout of a bedroom. Source

Duration:00:16:02

024: COVID-19 is changing the way we interact & use our homes.

8/4/2020
If communities can change how things are done with this virus, we can transform the approach to home design for families with and without disabilities. Source

Duration:00:15:44

023: A sink that moves? Take my money!

7/14/2020
Our design advisors shared their feedback on a sink that is height adjustable and swings to different locations. Yet, is it universal? Source

Duration:00:19:06