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Universal Design

Recording for the Blind and Dyslexia of Metropolitan Washington

The Recording for the Blind and Dyslexia of Metropolitan Washington program is a Community Design Service in associated with the Washington Chapter of AIA and the Washington Architectural Foundation, where Mr. Nichols served as Project Architect working with the team members.

Space planning for a 1,200-SF addition to house acoustical booths and a conference/volunteer staff area.  The space plan incorporated a barrier-free circulation route to accommodate disable visitors, volunteers and employees.  Working with the non-profit organization and its board to directors, Mr Nichols’ design package integrated office furnishings, recording equipment, and the cassette tape storage system.  Robert Nichols Design, Inc. was awarded for the Pro Bono Publico Award from the Washington Architectural Foundation in November 1997.