Essential Principles Guide for Built Environment Professionals on creating an accessible and inclusive environment

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The Construction Industry Council has adopted the six principles suggested by the Office for Disability Issues in the Built Environment Professional Education Project Report of Progress1 published in March 2016. This report recommends that all built environment professionals, institutions and related bodies adopt and subscribe to these essential principles for achieving an inclusive environment.

Trainning on "Dementia and Town Planning"

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A online learning tool to help town planners understand their role in creating better environments for people living with dementia, launched by the RTPI.

Blue Badge Style

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Blue Badge Style is a guide for less able people, their friends and their families with recommendations on stylish and accessible facilities.

Inclusive Design Awards Judging Guidance

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This guidance aims to assist organisations when judging schemes nominated for awards, in terms of their success in creating an inclusive environment which provides suitable solutions for as many people as possible and it has been produced by the Access Association. The guidance sets out the general principals of inclusive design which schemes should be expected to satisfy.

Inclusive Design in the Built Environment Who do we design for?

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This handbook has been prepared to accompany training delivered on behalf of Welsh Government during 2016. It also provides a resource for anyone seeking to understand more about inclusive design and its application.

The A-Z of Co-Design

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Co-design is about the meaningful involvement of end users in the design process. The bite-sized A-Z of Co-Design is a folding wallchart exploring participatory design’s origins, methods and techniques, key roles, principles and issues. By taking account of a wider range of perspectives and experiences, we can design inclusive solutions, products and services that are better suited to users’ needs.

Metricity: Exploring new measures of urban density

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The Metricity study proposes alternative measures of urban density that respond to more fluid patterns of living and working – and tests them through design scenarios for Ebbsfleet in Kent. It is aimed at those in urban planning roles.

Work Well: Inclusive Furniture for Older Office Workers

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This publication documents the research and development of nine inclusive work furniture designs that address the emotional and ergonomic needs of an ageing workforce. For furniture designers who want to have an inclusive approach to workspace design and meet the needs of older users.

Capture It: A future workplace for the multi-generational knowledge worker (Part 2)

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A volume of essays which explore the implications for workplace design as four generations share the same environment for the first time in the history of the office. For people who want to have a better understanding of a demographic phenomenon that has the potential to reshape where and how we work. (Part 2)