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Universal Design Living Lab Almost a Reality

Quick update to a story from last year on universal design. Rosemarie Rossetti, paralyzed from the waist down since 1998, is now two-thirds of the way toward her dream of building the Universal Design Living Laboratory.

It will be where she lives, and completely built using universal design principless, and also a national demonstration home open to the public. The UDLL, located outside Columbus, OH, was created to show the principles of universal design and green building concepts and how they can benefit not just those with disabilities, but everyone.

Rossetti has 143 international, national and local contributors who have helped make her dream a reality. Check out her site for more information and photos of the project.

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