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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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Building Bulletin 100 - Design for Fire Safety in Schools

Authoritative and comprehensive guide. Applies to nursery schools, primary and secondary schools, academies and city technology colleges, special schools and pupil referral units.
The guidance is aimed at designers, fire engineers, building control bodies and fire safety officers. Head teachers, governors, teaching staff and facilities, maintenance staff and fire...

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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...

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English Federation of Disability Sport website

An excellent, comprehensive resource for both users and planners/ designers/ providers, this website is backed up by systematic ongoing participative research programmes- "To ensure that the recommendations we provide are accurate, relevant and robust, EFDS aim to be the leading centre for commissioning specialist market knowledge and evidence-led insight for...

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Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design - Research

This website sets out the ongoing and substantial research program of the HHC. It describes the nature of the inclusive design challenge and unpacks the different areas by which its pioneering work on Inclusive Design is progressing. It contains reference to the research and inclusive design archive including a host...

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Fire safety risk assessment supplementary guide Means of Escape for Disabled People

The go-to guide for this subject. Besides a comprehensive coverage of the legislative background to these issues, this excellent publication focuses innovatively on the inclusive consultation on "Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans (PEEPs)" for a wide range of abilities/ disabilities. It considers societal roles and peoples occupations as well as the...

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I'DGO Inclusive Design for Getting Outdoors

Website page with connections to the full archive of a research project at University of Salford ‘SURFACE’ Inclusive Design Research Centre, IDGO (Inclusive Design for Getting Outdoors) explored if, and in what way, the ability to get out and about impacts on older people’s quality of life and what barriers...

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Inclusive Design Education Resource

This website resource discusses the definitions and reasons for implementing universal/ inclusive design, then provides an inspiring catalogue of project case studies developed by its 'collaborators' in a variety of design challenges in areas as diverse as information, product design, environmental design, packaging and furniture etc.

Published by Helen Hamlyn Research Centre and Norwegian Design Council, 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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Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Inclusive Design Standards

Authoritative and helpful publication. Inclusive Design Standards have been set out in four key parts, broadly meeting the challenges of the Park and its development, but in so doing covering a broad spectrum of issues: public realm, residential developments, public buildings (including venues) and venues – spectator and participant
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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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Center for Universal Design North Carolina University

The Center for Universal Design (CUD) is a national information, technical assistance, and research centre that evaluates, develops, and promotes accessible and universal design in housing, commercial and public facilities, outdoor environments, and products. Their mission is to improve environments and products through design innovation, research, education and design assistance....

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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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