08.09.2014 Universal Design in the Built Environment – Housing


The primary objective of the workshop is for attendees to participate in a discussion around Universal Design in the Built Environment with particular focus on Housing. The participation in the session will afford attendees information and an understanding of:

  1. The background to the rise in recognition of the importance of universal design in the built environment especially relating to housing. This includes Australia’s ratification of the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities;
  2. National Dialogue on Universal Housing Design;
  3. The Organisations that are advancing the targets of NDUHD;
  4. Work of the WA Disability Services Commission – Liveable Housing Program;
  5. Becoming an Assessor for access compliance;
  6. The importance of considering the impact of the Disability Discrimination Act;
  7. The importance of lighting and “contrast” associated with access.


4pm – 5:30


WA State Office, 33 Broadway, Nedlands

How Much

Member $74.00
A+/Practice Member $67.00
Non Member $107.00
Graduate Member $40.00
SONA/Student Member $20.00
Student Non Member $30.00


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