Designing for Adaptable Design & Living In Place
Presented by: Dawn DeLuca, AKBD CLIPP CAPS

This course will give the attendee:
• A history of the Accessible Design Movement in the US.
• Clear definitions of ADA, Universal, Accessible, Adaptable, Aging In Place, Living In Place. Why it matters.
• A statistical review that will help explain why designing with accessibility and adaptability in mind should be an integral part of the design process.
• A set of guidelines for implementing adaptable design in a kitchen.
• A set of questions as an addendum to current client intake forms.
• An overview of the types of products available to help create an accessible kitchen. (This will NOT include "brand specific" products).
• A look at completed accessible kitchen design projects.
Date: Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

Time: 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Location: Security Supply Meeting Room
                475 Central Ave
                Albany, New York 12206
                (click HERE for directions)

RSVP: by Tuesday May 22nd to John Torelli at

May Online Event Registration

Dawn is an award winning designer with over 25 years of industry experience as Principal of Interior Transitions, a design studio based in NYC and North Western CT. Also, as a Founding Partner of Camille Rossy, Inc, in NYC.  Her projects span the Eastern Seaboard of the US and Europe. As a certified designer and professional speaker Dawn has spoken to various organizations about many industry topics all across the US.

An award winning member, of the NKBA,  Dawn has served as a volunteer leader on the local, regional and national levels, since 2005.  She served as American North East Regional Director,  as a Member of the National Board of Directors and the National Generative Council. She is currently the Programs Chair for the NKBA Manhattan Chapter.  Dawn also serves as an Ambassador for the Living In Place Institute and as a Design Advisor for The Universal Design Project.

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