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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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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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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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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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Managing Inclusive building design for higher education - Equality briefing and process checklist

Guidance to help university estate managers to meet their legal responsibilities and be better informed about current good practice. Signposts to a number of key references who can offer expertise in access management

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NBS Standard, Specifications, Layouts and Dimensions 6 _ Stairs

Website with access to free download publication providing design guidance to assist early decision making regarding selection and design of internal stairways to be used in schools. Provides the minimum standards for performance and quality, standardises dimensions and designs and enables correct maintenance, repair and replacement of internal stairway components...

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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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