Capital Language Solutions | 2016 June

June, 2016

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Germans refer to it as “Barrierefreiheit” and English-speakers tend to describe it as either “accessible” or “universal/inclusive design” (rather than barrier-free). Originally developed to promote the development of buildings, products and environments that are inherently accessible to people with disabilities, the whole idea of “accessible” has since broadened to also include older people and people without disabilities. The term is used to refer to everything from wheelchair ramps and buses that “kneel” …


Small apartments with one room, centrally situated and, of course, affordable – that shouldn’t be too much to ask for, should it? Unfortunately, what have traditionally been marketed as student apartments are now in demand among other groups, such as single-person households and young professionals, which is pushing up both rents and prices. Strong competition between students, commuters, young professionals and retirees Student numbers up by 40 percent in …