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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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User-friendly waste disposal with emphasis on disability and accessibility, SBI REPORT 326 .

This report tackles problems experienced by persons with disabilities and senior citizens in relation to waste separation and disposal, through user-friendly waste handling and waste disposal, accessible waste bins and containers, design of access routes, layout of the collection points, information on separation and disposal of waste fractions. The aim...

Published by DANISH BUILDING RESEARCH INSTITUTE, This link will take you to a website which is not managed by the Design Council.
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Wheelchair Housing Design Guide by Habinteg

The wheelchair housing design guide: provides design details and good practice examples which take account of current guidelines and regulations, promotes the long term cost and other benefits of designing to wheelchair accessibility standards. It reflects and promotes the values and principles of the existing strategies for social inclusion, the...

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Youth Participation in Development Summary Guidelines for Development Partners

Explores youth participation in development practice specifically for donor agencies and policy makers and to provide some initial practical guidance for these bodies to work more effectively with young people. The document contains sections such as: Why work with youth, Youth Participation, Policy Frameworks and Case studies of organisational development,...

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Center for Universal Design North Carolina University

The Center for Universal Design (CUD) is a national information, technical assistance, and research centre that evaluates, develops, and promotes accessible and universal design in housing, commercial and public facilities, outdoor environments, and products. Their mission is to improve environments and products through design innovation, research, education and design assistance....

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Stratford City Consultative Access Group: Inclusive access and design

Strategic access forum reportage on inclusive access matters relating to the development of the Stratford City project in East London including the London Olympics Athlete’s Village proposals, since February 2006. It has provided the Stratford City development partners and the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) Planning Decisions Team, as Local Planning...

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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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