Dattner Architects Beth Greenberg FAIA to speak at the 2017 Universal Design Conference
February 23, 2017
On March 9th, the Center for Architecture is hosting the day-long 2017 Universal Design Conference, a multi-disciplined gathering of educators, product and service innovators, built environment experts, decision makers, and procurement officials interested in sharing knowledge and exploring innovative applications of universal design.
Focusing on sustainability, resilient communities, and accessibility, participants will explore leading universal design trends such as community resiliency, aging in place, and livable communities through 20-minute UDx Talks. Participants will hear from leading industry experts, and learn about examples of excellence from companies and communities showcasing the principles of universal design.
Among those experts, Dattner Architects’ Principal, Beth Greenberg FAIA, will present how four Universal Design Principles • Equitable Use, Flexibility of Use, Simple, Intuitive Use, and Perceptible Information • are incorporated into the New 34 Street – Hudson Yards Station project – the first new subway station in the NYC Transit system in over 25 years.