RIBA Bookshops: Designing for Special Needs An Architect's Guide to Briefing and Designing ...


Author: Maurice Harker and Author: Nigel King

RIBA Enterprises

July 2002

Code: 27536


192 pages

Price: £11.25

This important handbook brings together for the first time everything the architect and client need to know on how to design buildings for people with learning disabilities. A series of case studies and lessons for good design are complemented by chapters explaining: what learning disabilities are; what housing and support options are currently available; the importance of a design brief that properly recognises individual differences and needs; and existing standards.

Source: RIBA Bookshops

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