Universal Design Meets the Exit Sign Accessible Means of Egress Icon Exit Sign

White Paper On-line

This website is essentially a transcript of Universal Design Meets the Exit Sign: The Accessible Exit Sign Project & Performance-Based Building Codes

The sections of the document include:

  1. Overview
  2. International Law
  3. Universal Design
  4. A Gap in the Legal Framework
  5. The Case for Accessible Exits
  6. Accessible Means of Egress Concept
  7. The Accessible Exit Sign Project
  8. Performance-Based Building Codes
  9. Conclusions

Please take some time to explore this website.

Alternatively, a copy of the White Paper can be downloaded here


Buildings need exit and emergency signs to identify parts of the accessible means of egress. An Accessible Exit Sign Project Initiative.

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