Yes! Universal design is about integrating many accessible and user-friendly features together as optimally as possible, so that a design truly works for anyone. If an important detail is overlooked, the overall “universal” functionality of a home may be compromised.
If universal design is done well, it’ll offer the flexibility needed for extra features to be easily added. Specialty equipment that doesn’t fall within the scope of universal design is sometimes necessary if an individual has a health condition or specific need. It’s much easier and less costly to do so if the design is built universally.
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