*promoting a built environment for all*
The Brazilian Institute for Research, Development
and Promotion of Social Inclusion in the Built Environment
(Instituto Brasileiro de Pesquisas, Desenvolvimento e Promoção
da Inclusão Social no Ambiente Construído) –
Instituto Brasil Acessível is a Public Interest Civil
Society Organization (OSCIP) whose mission is to foster social
inclusion through the built environment, promote education,
social and economic development and combat exclusion, while
contributing to the integration of individuals in society.
To work for the expansion of access and inclusion conditions
in the built environment through mechanisms allowing all elderly
and disabled citizens to have universal access to all urban
equipment, residential, business and institutional facilities.
Instituto Brasil Acessível aims to become a national
reference in proposing alternatives for the social inclusion
in the built environment by promoting actions that will give
access and enable all citizens to use all spaces.
Instituto Brasil Acessível understands that in order
to reach its goals, it will have to work at three different
levels: education, regulation and implementation.
The Institute develops projects in these areas directed
to its target audience: everyone.