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    Inclusivity in Home Design: Beyond Accessibility

    In the world of home design, inclusivity has emerged as a transformative approach that goes beyond mere accessibility. While accessibility and inclusivity aim to create spaces accommodating individuals with varying needs, their underlying goals and philosophies differ significantly.  To better explain this difference, we’ll dive into the concept of inclusivity in home design, compare inclusivity […]

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    Inclusive Design for In-Law Suites: What Are Your Options?

    As families grow and change, you may consider creating an in-law suite to accommodate aging parents, adult children, or extended family members. In-law suites offer a convenient and inclusive living solution, providing a sense of independence while keeping loved ones close.  However, to ensure that your in-law suite is welcoming and accessible to everyone, inclusive […]

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    Your Home: Make It A Destination

    You’ve heard the phrase “make it a destination” when taking about a vacation spot, or a place you go for entertainment. Well, throughout 2022 we’re going to tweak that concept just a bit and ask the question, “how do you make your home a destination”? Not just a destination you go to after work or […]

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    Residential Accessibility- A Win-Win For Everyone

    In recent years, there has been growing awareness and acceptance to provide a wider range of residential housing needs for people of all abilities. This had led to the development and inclusion of Universal Design principles in residential real estate that provide aging in place options, safer living, and more accessibility and independence for all family […]

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    Products For The Universally Designed Home

    As research shows that more homeowners plan to stay in their homes into the aging process, manufacturers are stepping up to provide good-looking, accessible products that will help these homeowners age in place. Throughout the DMV, accessibility, aging- in- place and Universal Design concepts are in high demand in home remodeling, even if homeowners and buyers don’t […]

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    Accessibility Can Be Beautiful

    Homeowners in the DMV and around the country have been looking for ways to customize their homes to create an environment that is comfortable, safe, easy to use and yes, even beautiful to look at. But there is one question that we at Glickman|Design Remodel Build hear again and again. Can an accessible home be […]

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    Making Accessibility Accessible

    Recently, Washington Metro Oasis in association with the  Montgomery County Department of Permitting Services asked Russ Glickman to join an open video conference call as their expert on Accessibility in residential home design. Russ gave a presentation entitled “Home For Life: Planning Ahead to Age In Place” to over 100 participants. The presentation covered many […]

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    Accessibility. The ability to live a better life

    Suddenly everyday movements we take for granted become a significant challenge. Going from the couch to get a glass of water is now an ordeal. Getting in and out of the tub a difficult journey. This is the life of someone in a wheelchair or suffering from limited mobility. It can happen to all of […]

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    The Future of Inclusive Design

    GRAY talks to three pioneering individuals who are changing both the way we approach design and who can approach it. Portraits by Nate Watters LAST FEBRUARY, I TOOK A TUMBLE WHILE SKIING AND TORE A MUSCLE IN MY LEFT CALF. It wasn’t anything major, but it put me on crutches for a few days. In an […]

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    Get In and Out Easily – Accessibility Home Design

    “It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.”J.R.R. Tolkien Your front door is a first impression, a gateway to and from the world. As we age however, going through that gateway gets […]


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