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Active Design Guidelines: Promoting Physical Activity and Health in Design, New York City

Authoritative and comprehensive guide wide-ranging in subject areas, and inspiring, but NYC focussed for the most part. Active Design Guidelines aim to reverse recent poor health trends linked to unhealthy lifestyles, by providing architects and urban designers with a manual for creating healthier buildings, streets, and urban spaces.

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Inclusive Design Toolkit

An online resource that covers topics such as 'What is inclusive design?', 'Why do inclusive design', 'How do I get started' to 'Inclusive design tools' and' User capabilities'. Each section has case studies and downloads to support inclusive design and consultation processes and specific functions. Regularly updated....

Published by Cambridge University & BT (Roger Coleman, John Clarkson, Ian Hosking and Sam Waller), This link will take you to a website which is not managed by the Design Council.
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SURFACE Inclusive Design Research Centre, University of Salford

The website of SURFACE a multi-disciplinary centre forging a joined-up approach to teaching, research and consultancy in inclusive design using the social model of disability, from the planning of the public realm to the detailing of the home, its products and technologies the research page contains many free downloads from...

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Universal Design E-World Website

UD E-World was developed and is supported by the Centre on Inclusive Design and Environmental Access (IDeA Centre), University at Buffalo, State University of New York. Universal Design E-World is an interactive community for professionals, educators, and students interested in learning and contributing to the advancement of Universal Design. The...

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BS 5656-2:2004 Escalator and moving walks. Safety rules for the construction and installation of escalators and moving walks. Code of practice for the selection, installation and location of new escalators and moving walks

Gives recommendations for the location, selection and installation of new escalators and moving walks in new or existing buildings, for example at airports, exhibition centres, leisure facilities, shopping centres and department stores. It is applicable at the early stages of a project for architects, developers, building owners, building managers, building...

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BS 5395-1:2010 Stairs – Part 1: Code of practice for the design of stairs with straight flights and winders

Sets out a code of good practice for the design of straight-flight stairs and steps. This includes landings and winders for all types of buildings and industrial walkways. One of the most important aspects of stair design that has an impact on the safety of users is the tread dimensions....

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BS 9999:2008 Code of practice for fire safety in the design, management and use of buildings

Based on government guidance and provides a best practice framework for fire safety. The standard outlines ways to test all aspects of your fire strategy, including easy access to exits, to ensure the safety of people in and around the buildings. This includes how to manage fire safety throughout the...

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BS 8300:2009+A1:2010 Design of buildings and their approaches to meet the needs of disabled people – Code of practice

Looks at the design of buildings and their ability to meet the requirements of disabled people. By offering best-practice recommendations, this standard explains how architectural design and the built environment can help disabled people to make the most of their surroundings

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BS EN 81-70:2003 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts. Particular applications for passenger and goods passenger lifts. Accessibility to lifts for persons including persons with disability

This European Standard specifies the minimum requirements for the safe and independent access and use of lifts by persons, including persons with disabilities. This standard covers lifts provided with car doors and landing doors constructed as automatic power operated horizontally sliding doors. This standard considers accessibility to lifts for persons...

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BS 6465-1:2006 + Amendment 1:2009 Sanitary installations. Code of practice for the design of sanitary facilities and scales of provision of sanitary and associated appliances

Gives recommendations on the design of sanitary facilities. It covers the recommended scale of provision of sanitary and associated appliances in new buildings and buildings undergoing major refurbishment. It also covers the recommended scale of provision of portable toilets. Currently under review.

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BS 8300:2009+A1:2010 Design of buildings and their approaches to meet the needs of disabled people - Code of Practice

Looks at the design of buildings and their ability to meet the requirements of disabled people. By offering best-practice recommendations, this standard explains how architectural design and the built environment can help disabled people to make the most of their surroundings. BS 8300: 2009+A1: 2010 looks at how some facilities,...

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Inclusive Design Awards Judging Guidance

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...

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