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BS 8233:2014 Sound insulation and noise reduction for buildings - Code of Practice

Provides guidance for the control of noise in and around buildings. It applies to the design of new buildings, or refurbished buildings undergoing a change of use, but does not provide guidance on assessing the effects of changes in the external noise levels to occupants of an existing building....

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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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Building for Everyone series

Centre for Excellence in Universal Design in Ireland is a government agency which leads on Universal/Inclusive Design in Ireland. The website contains information supporting its principles of universal design including: "Building for Everyone: A Universal Design Approach" which provides comprehensive best practice guidance on how to design, build and manage...

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KIDS Guide: Choosing our words - the power of language

A brief guide to raise awareness about the importance of language. KIDS takes its lead on language from the disabled people's movement and works to the social model and this guide gives examples of the words and phrases which use language that promotes dignity and respect for individuals and supports...

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KIDS Publication : Inclusion by Design

This is the third book in the Play work Inclusion Project (PIP) Guidelines Series. Packed with photos demonstrating good practice in inclusive design. This publication is aimed at planners, designers, parks and leisure officers as well as early years, play and childcare providers who want to ensure that the design...

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KIDS Publication : Everybody's Business

The fourth and final book in the Play work Inclusion Project (PIP) Guidelines Series, ‘Everybody’s Business’, offers all play, leisure and childcare providers practical advice, activities, and ideas on how best to include disabled children in a range of play settings. This publication is the culmination of the Play work Inclusion...

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Maxwellton Primary School Greenburn School

Stallan-Brand has delivered a new purpose built, fully integrated school building to house mainstream Maxwellton Primary School and Greenburn School, serving children with mental and physical disabilities in East Kilbride. The school has a number of specialised activity spaces due to specific pupil requirements and impairments. This building is a...

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Sensory access in higher education: guidance report 2009

This guidance was developed following an investigation to explore and understand some of the barriers to inclusion currently experienced by sensory impaired staff and students in higher education. The investigation revealed recommendations for estates managers, but also for a range of departments across institutions, including recommendations for management, support service...

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