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2018 / Inclusive Libraries by Design

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Simple mindfulness while considering the built environment can make the difference between a place that supports inclusion­ (e.g., diverse heights, ages, genders, mobilities, cultures, reliance on our senses) and a place that does not welcome all users. Successful building designs accommodate the greatest diversity by providing choice and the ability to customize one’s environment based on need. Foundational to creating inclusive buildings is the design process itself. Implicit biases must be overcome through open dialogue and awareness. During the programming and design phases methods of outreach, stakeholder input, and communication must be carefully considered to allow for diverse voices and inclusion.
This workshop will introduce the concept and societal benefits of inclusive design, create awareness of our own biases, and practice critique of a building design through the lens of inclusion.

Organizer
Traci Engel Lesneski, Principal, MSR Design, Minneapolis, USA

Date
Thursday, 13 September, 1:30 pm

Location
Campus, Room B

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Inclusive Libraries by Design: Thank you!

Started by traci lesneski Oct 26, 2018. 0 Replies

Thanks to all who participated in the Inclusive Libraries by Design interactive session! It was exciting to see the energy and thoughtfulness brought to our exploration of the concept and benefits of…Continue

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Exclusion/Inclusion by Design

Started by traci lesneski Sep 10, 2018. 0 Replies

Have you ever felt uncomfortable or unwelcome in a park or public building (like a library, government building, school)? What was it that made you feel excluded or out of place? The shapers of the…Continue

Tags: environment, built, design, inclusion

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Comment by traci lesneski on October 26, 2018 at 1:14

Thanks to all who participated in the Inclusive Libraries by Design interactive session! It was exciting to see the energy and thoughtfulness brought to our exploration of the concept and benefits of inclusive design.

Please stay in touch!

Traci Engel Lesneski

MSR Design

traci@msrdesign.com

01 612 991 7764

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