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Hanson, Julienne, Bichard, Jo-Anne and Greed, Clara, 2007, Monograph, The Accessible Toilet Design Resource Project Report. University College London, London, UK.

Abstract or Description:

This Accessible Toilet Design Resource has been produced from new primary research carried out within VivaCity 2020, a large university-based research consortium that is developing tools and resources to support the design of socially inclusive cities. The consortium is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). It was set up in 2003 and will complete its work in 2008. The Resource is concerned primarily with the design of the accessible toilet cubicle that should be provided for customer or public use wherever there is standard toilet provision. Though it may make reference to other types of toilet cubicles, urinals, automatic public conveniences (APCs) or grouped toilet provision, the location and design of these facilities are not addressed in great detail here. The location and design of accessible toilet facilities merits this independent, detailed scrutiny because it is essential to provide these facilities and to design them correctly, so that disabled people can participate on equal terms to able-bodied people in every aspect of city life.

Official URL: http://www.vivacity2020.eu/
Subjects: Architecture > K400 Planning (Urban > K440 Urban studies
Creative Arts and Design > W200 Design studies > W250 Interior Design
Copyright Holders: Julienne Hanson, Jo-Anne Bichard, Clara Greed
Date Deposited: 09 Mar 2011 14:12
Last Modified: 01 Dec 2011 13:18
URI: http://researchonline.rca.ac.uk/id/eprint/345

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