Wednesday, January 6, 2010
Welcome back to a new semester! I'm battling a head cold and finishing up an office move, but it's time to get back in the saddle. Fortunately I've saved up a few interesting topics over the break. I happened upon the Virginia Real Estate, Land Use and Construction Law blog during the holiday. They recently had an interesting guest post on Universal Design. For those of us unfamiliar with UD (which is related to the aging-in-place model of home construction and service provision) the bloggers provide this handy definition:
The guest blogger, who is an architect, discusses how UD is and should be related to green design and sustainability. They even have a fun triangular graphic that shows how social, economic and environmental goals relate.
Jamie Baker Roskie
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