Housing/Residential

Living in the Community: Housing Design for Adults with Autism

This project looks at how residential buildings can be made more autism-friendly. Autism is characterised by problems with social functioning that can seriously affect a person's ability to live independently. Adults with autism therefore often need support in managing everyday tasks.

Living in the Community (PDF)

Year: 
2010
Author: 
Helen Hamlyn Center et al

Lifetime Homes Design Guide

The guide describes the design requirements for accessible homes that will meet the differing and changing needs of households as they experience life events. 

lifetimehomes.org.uk/pages/lifetime-homes-design-guide.html

Year: 
2011
Author: 
Chris Goodman

Beautiful Universal Design: A Visual Guide

Beautiful Universal Design: A visual guide book cover"Universal design" is design that accommodates a wide range of abilities and ages. For example levers (in place of traditional round door handles) are convenient for people in wheelchairs, children, and others with strength limitations. With the ageing of the baby-boom generation, universal design is growing rapidly in popularity and visibility.

Year: 
1999
Author: 
Cynthia Leibrock and James Terry
Publisher: 
New York: John Wiley & Sons
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