Affordable housing in Chicago is finally starting to think about accessibility. This week, the American Institute of Architects wrapped up a design contest for affordable housing, and the three finalists have a refreshing take on the future of accessibility. The focus is on flexible spaces and the ability to have most of your home centralized on the first floor if necessary. All of the designs have wheelchair accessible entryways. Check out the full article here.
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