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Facilities Report 03: Inclusive Design and Access Statements

This guidance for accessible and inclusive sports facilities aims to set out a framework for designers to follow when faced with challenges such as cost, site constraints, and conflict with governing bodies of sport requirements. This guidance looks at the various definitions of an access statement, explains what might be...

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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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BB92 Modern Foreign Language Accommodation

BB92 deals with the design, setting up and running of a building project for modern foreign languages (MFLs) in a secondary school (some of the advice will also be relevant to similar projects in other departments). It covers a broad range of issues, from furniture and equipment to new building...

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BS 9999:2008Fire safety code of practice for the design, management and use of buildings

Typically comprehensive British standards publication; detailed text with useful diagrams covering most scenarios in fire safety code of practice observance for building design, management and use. The standard outlines ways to meet fire safety legislation through a more flexible approach to design. BS 9999:2008 provides a risk-based structure that takes...

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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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Changing Places Consortium - Changing Places: the practical guide Approved Document Part B

Complete, authoritative, inspiring- case studies, real people, real challenges, innovative solutions. "Changing Places toilets: the practical Guide to provide readers with practical guidance on the design and management of a CP Changing Places pubic toilet as well as an understanding of why they are needed and who is likely to...

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CIE guide to increasing accessibility in light and lighting. Technical Report. CIE, Vienna, Austria . Pp63

Written for lighting designers and engineers, as well as scientists of light, colour, and vision to assist them in taking account of the needs of older persons and persons with disabilities. The guide was developed in accordance with ISO/IEC Guide 71:2001

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CLG – BD 2466 Guidance on the emergency use of lifts or escalators for evacuation and fire and rescue service operations

Authoritative on the general subject area however not seen particularly from the perspective of disability. It does provide guidance on the factors that should be considered by building designers, approvers and building operators and managers. There is guidance on the process to be adopted when considering the adoption of lifts...

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