Dr Phillippa Carnemolla is an industrial designer specialising in the design and evaluation of inclusive environments, products and information. Her research investigates the health, care and social impacts resulting from inclusive design approaches, including smart cities, ageing in place and disability housing models.
In her role as Senior Research Fellow in Faculty of Design Architecture and Building at UTS, Dr Carnemolla is working on a diverse range of projects which investigate the impact of the inclusive and participatory design practice on service provision, caregiving and quality of life for older people and people living with disability.
My Home My Community
Funded by: National Disability Insurance Agency
Working with People with Intellectual Disability to understand the barriers they face to living independently in local communities. Participatory design project with the NSW Council for Intellectual Disability and local governments in NSW and VIC.
Beyond the Group Home
Funded by : National Disablity Services (NDS)
Researching the implications of new individualised apartment models of supported housing for people receiving high support.