The University of Texas at Austin
Universal Design is the design and composition of an environment so that it can be accessed, understood and used to the greatest extent possible by all people regardless of their age, size, ability or disability (http://universaldesign.ie/). This project asked me to utilize the story "Elephant and Butterfly" from E.E. Cummings book Fairy Tales, and create an exhibit that practices universal design. My project looks at a warehouse that has been converted to hold this exhibit centered around a young audience.
In the Spring of 2020 I took a course called, Play in Early Development, in the education department, One project asked us to examine ways to create equity in play, so I took the opportunity to deepen my research into