Tagore on Universal Design?

"The problem is not how to wipe out all the differences, but how to unite with all the differences intact." This quotation by Rabindra Nath Tagore sums up what the designers, academicians and experts at a conference on Universal Design, held in New Delhi wanted to articulate.

Nine Indian authors from across fields such as industrial design, architecture, ergonomics and from academic institutions such as the Indian Institutes of Technology, National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad, and the School of Planning and Architecture, and a few NGOs have come together to formulate five principles of Universal Design for the Indian context, which were presented at the conference. The Indian chapter of the Universal Design concept is sponsored by NID.

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http://www.livemint.com/2011/06/28220252/The-design-rule-book.html

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