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Members of the Northwest Universal Design Council (NWUDC) seek to promote the incorporation of universal design principles, products, and processes that enable everyone, regardless of age or ability to “live actively by design.”

Age Friendly Seattle logoThe Council serves as a forum to educate, discuss, plan, collaborate, and promote universal design into new built environments. All members serve on a volunteer basis. The NWUDC receives staff support from Aging and Disability Services—the Area Agency on Aging for Seattle-King County—and Age Friendly Seattle

Our mission is to educate others so they can recognize, own, and promote good design for everyone. We will offer resources in such a way to illustrate options and empower people.

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Upcoming Events

  • NWUDC Happy Hour (Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023, from 5:30–7 p.m. at LightForm). Pre-registration requested. For details, click here.

For information about past events, see Event Archives below. More great events will be announced soon! 

Note: Dates, times, and venues are subject to change. Current information will be posted on our News & Events page as it becomes available. Notices are also sent to subscribers of the NWUDC email list. For meeting archives, scroll down this page.

NWUDC Steering Committee

NWUDC Steering Committee meetings are typically held the first Tuesday of each month. They are currently held online and are open to all interested parties. If you would like to participate, e-mail info@environmentsforall.org for dates and other details.


Event Archives

Subscribers to the NWUDC email list will receive announcements about Universal Design events. To subscribe, click here (GovDelivery).