UHI Home a Model for Design

UHI Home a Model for Design

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A Raleigh house built nearly 50 years ago will rise as a national model for design techniques that render homes accessible for those experiencing limited mobility as a result of aging.

The house will be renovated to a single-level living space without tricky steps or stairs. As part of a national design competition, organizers Home Matters and AARP chose New York-based architecture firm IBI Group – Gruzen Samton for its winning design, titled “Inter-Active Living,” to turn a three-bedroom, two-bathroom home in Memphis into a place where those experiencing limited mobility can live without worrying about getting a wheelchair through doorways, manipulating doorknobs or reaching shelves.

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