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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.

Published by City of New York, This link will take you to a website which is not managed by the Design Council.
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Easy Access to Historic Buildings

With a carefully structured methodology covering issues from: Why access matters, Conservation principles and the statutory framework, what is 'Reasonable' & Barriers to access, Making access a reality, to Practical advice and examples, this publication and its sister volume Easy Access to Historic Landscapes takes the reader through a usefully...

Published by English Heritage, This link will take you to a website which is not managed by the Design Council.
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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...

Published by SURFACE Inclusive Design Research Centre, University of Salford, This link will take you to a website which is not managed by the Design Council.
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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...

Published by Universal Design E-World/ University of Buffalo, New York, This link will take you to a website which is not managed by the Design Council.
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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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Poverty, place and inequality Why place-based approaches are key to tackling poverty and inequality

This report argues that ‘people-based’ approaches on their own are not enough to reduce poverty and inequality. The report sets out how better built environments and stronger place-based initiatives can support and promote employment, educational achievement, better health and improved social mobility.

Published by The Royal Town Planning Institute, This link will take you to a website which is not managed by the Design Council.
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Health and wellbeing impacts of environmental enhancement activities

This theory led systematic review aims to understand:
- What are the health and wellbeing impacts of taking part in environmental enhancement/conservation activities for different groups of people?
- How do these projects achieve these benefits?
- Are there particular impacts on different groups of people?
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Published by Univeristy of Exeter, This link will take you to a website which is not managed by the Design Council.
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Green Spaces Outdoor Environments for Adults with Autism

This publication describes how design can create beneficial green spaces for adults with autism to enjoy being out in the garden, while at the same time anticipating and managing the inevitable challenges of the unpredictable outdoors. It looks in particular at leisure, occupation and exercise activities, offering design guidance on...

Published by Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design - Royal College of Art, This link will take you to a website which is not managed by the Design Council.
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Exploring Sensory Preferences Living Environments for Adults with Autism

This publication describes a design-led approach to helping adults with autism play a more active role in expressing their sensory preferences. It offers guidance on creating sensory spaces within the home and developing skills in understanding sensory challenges and making sensory props for families, designers and service providers.

Published by Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design - Royal College of Art, This link will take you to a website which is not managed by the Design Council.
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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...

Published by The Access Association, This link will take you to a website which is not managed by the Design Council.
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Access to Hotels for People with Hearing Loss

Access to Hotels for People with Hearing Loss is a 40 page illustrated document is available to download free of charge. From the essentials of fire safety to the need for TV captions so guests can relax in their rooms, the guide offers a comprehensive list of considerations and solutions...

Published by Chris Harrowell and the Inclusive Hotels Network, This link will take you to a website which is not managed by the Design Council.
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