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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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Green Overlay for the RIBA Outline plan of work

Free upload with helpful introduction. The architects plan of work is most commonly used as a means of managing input into the process of design and construction. This overlay is a tool for architects and construction managers to engage with clients in discussions around a broad range of sustainability issues...

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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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Housing Lin Viewpoint 49:  Lifelong neighbourhoods: how older people can add value

This well researched and convincingly presented thesis deals with changing the way we plan and develop our towns and cities to meet the needs of an ageing population. It draws on a range of research undertaken through URBED. It is intended as a manifesto for groups wanting to build somewhere...

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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...

Published by SURFACE Inclusive Design Research Centre, University of Salford, This link will take you to a website which is not managed by the Design Council.
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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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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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