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Welcome to the home of physical access design guidance.

We are seen by many to behave beyond social norms: ‘ranting and raving’- when spaces are consistently designed that render us stuck.

We are not abnormal: our diversity labels shoves us in a bag marked ‘divergence from the norm’. It’s time to get out of the bag and into the pot.

“So what is normal,” University of Brighton


Download our guide on how to design for the diverse communities that we all live in.

Designing for Diversity Guide 2013

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