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About a year ago, I attended a universal design conference up in Auckland. At the time I was doing some study around vision impairment and afterwards I wrote a blog about my thoughts on how to consider people’s different needs when designing lighting in public places and spaces. But reflecting recently on how universal design ...

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Two workmen standing in a driveway wearing orange high viz vests and jeans, one is holding a spade

Something that is often written and talked about these days is the fact that here in New Zealand, we have an aging workforce. This is due to the baby boomers all reaching what has traditionally been ‘retirement’ age in better shape. We have better healthcare and medical treatments available and quite simply, there are more ...

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