Through of Beach Space Design for Person with Disabilities Based on Universal Design Principles

Rachmita Maun Harahap, Imam Santosa


Most of existing public facilities in Indonesia, beach spaces become one of  less accommodating places for people with disabilities. Researchers believe that the beach is a natural wealth of country that is entitled to be enjoyed by every layer of Indonesian society. Therefore, the beach space design becomes a place that needs to be developed in functional aspects in meeting the needs of people with disabilities. Researchers show that designers and architects are actors who have a role in creating human living space. In carrying out the role, must be aware that background and needs of human beings are very diverse. Researcher is also a hearing disabilities and “One Space” jury team begins an assessment for importance of universal design on beach space. The paper presented discussed the design of a beach space themed "One Space" with universal design principle approach as substitute for evaluation of 6 finalists of the best work design.



beach space, one space, person with disabilities, universal design

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