This universal design kitchen project was for a Del Webb community in Sun City, Lincoln Hills, Ca. The goal was to create a universal design kitchen without having it look like it aesthetically, but rather beautifully functional. It was built with an active adult lifestyle in mind.
Knobs were added to the cabinetry and lever handles to the pantry. This universal design kitchen was originally designed, with a single oven in a range-type location. Layered lighting was installed overhead (general can lights, accent lighting for island pendants and task lighting under cabinets). The island size allows for wheelchairs and does not obstruct traffic patterns. There are also no overhangs in this universal design kitchen.
Universal design kitchen cost
This universal design kitchen project cost around $30,000, which included the universal amenities mentioned above. click image for larger size
About Kerrie Kelly Design Lab
Kerrie Kelly, owner of Kerrie Kelly Design Lab in Sacramento, CA, is an accomplished interior designer, author, instructor and multi-media consultant. She currently keeps many projects going simultaneously, including residential and commercial interiors. Her experience with Del Webb and Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) designation has helped her gain the expertise to be the current Chair of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Council on Design for Aging and on the Advisory Board for Livable Design by Eskaton.
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