Today, Gibbs is working to ensure that key universal design strategies are incorporated on new and renovated projects globally.
BBI Chairman, Peter Blanck’s, new book Disability Law and Policy released for 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act
Disability Law and Policy provides an overview of the themes and insights in disability law. It is a compelling compendium of stories about how our legal system has responded to the needs of impacted individuals.
Burton Blatt Institute, UK University Begin Study of Inclusive Public Spaces and Accessibility of Streets
The Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University has begun a collaboration with the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom focusing on groundbreaking research into the accessibility of public spaces and the social justice problems resulting from an exclusionary infrastructure.
Rendering of the Hampton Inn by Hilton Uniland Development Corporation is close to completing the construction of a new Hampton by Hilton hotel in Amherst, New York. The Hampton by Hilton is expected to become the first hotel in the country to...
The Southeast ADA Center publishes a list of factual and authoritative resources to help the public understand the Coronavirus
COVID-19, or the Coronavirus, has been the subject of intense media attention for the past several weeks. Along with that attention comes the possibility of misinformation that results in unease and panic. The Southeast ADA Center, a project of the Burton Blatt...
Rosemarie Rossetti, GUDC Board member, featured on Vrbo webinar “Attract Guests of All Abilities” and Inclusion for Vacation Rental Properties: Little Things Make a Big Difference
Rosemarie Rossetti Attract Guests of All Abilities: Increase Your ProfitabilitySpeaker: Rosemarie Rossetti, Author, Strategist, and Universal Design ExpertThe replay to Rosemarie Rossetti's Vrbo webinar "Attract Guests of All Abilities". The focus is on creating homes...
BBI International Fellow Dr. Delia Ferri awarded prestigious European Research Council (ERC) grant worth €2 million
Dr. Delia Ferri In December 2019, Dr Delia Ferri, Lecturer at Maynooth University and International Fellow at the BBI, has been awarded a prominent European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator grant of €2 million to undertake research examining the extent...
Rosemarie Rosetti, GUDC Board Member, promotes universal design and ideas to prevent falls in the home in Daily Herald article
Consider safety in your new home or renovation- Adding a few small features can make your home safer for daily living Original Article - Daily Herald Doors with lever handles are easier to open than having to turn a knob, especially for those in wheel chairs or with...
GUDC Chairman Peter Blanck to give Keynote Address at International Conference on Building an Inclusive Society through Accessibility at Maynooth University in Ireland
Peter Blanck Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) Chairman and University Professor Peter Blanck will speak at the Symposium hosted by the Assisted Living & Learning (ALL) Institute and the Department of Law on November 21, 2019. The event will take place at National...
BBI Chairman, Peter Blanck presents Universal Design principles with Mike Perry at SRAPPA conference
Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) Chairman and University Professor Peter Blanck alongside fellow speaker, Progressive AE Executive Vice President and Universal Design Consultant, Mike Perry spoke at the 2019 SRAPPA Conference hosted by Northern Kentucky University on...
Global Universal Design Commission
Global Universal Design Commission, Inc., (GUDC) a not-for-profit corporation, was established to develop Universal Design (UD) standards for buildings, products and services.
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