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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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Department for Transport – Local Transport Note 1/12 Shared Use Routes for Pedestrians and Cyclists

Discusses the duties under the Equality Act 2010 that are particularly relevant. It suggests a scheme development process to help in deciding whether shared use is appropriate for any given situation and stresses the importance of high-quality inclusive design that addresses the needs of all users. It places particular emphasis...

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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....

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ISO/FDIS 23599, 2012, Assistive products for blind and vision-impaired persons – Tactile walking surface indicators ICS 11.180.30

pdf available for CHF 158 The purpose of this International Standard is to create requirements for tactile walking surface indicators (TWSIs) for blind or vision-impaired persons. It provides product specifications for TWSIs and recommendations for their installation in order to assist in the safe and independent mobility of blind or...

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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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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 5489-1:2013 Code of practice for the design of road lighting. Lighting of road and public amenity areas

Provides specific guidance on selecting lighting classes that will help you design more energy efficient road lighting schemes and gives recommendations for general principles of road lighting including aesthetic, technical aspects, operation and maintenance. This standard considers the design of lighting for all types of highways, public thoroughfares, pedestrian and...

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