Building for Everyone Series :: 6. Facilities

The Centre for Excellence in Universal Design is a group based in Ireland that was established by the National Disability Authority as a place to educate and raise awareness of universal design for an environment to be accessible, understood, and used by all people, regardless of size, age, or disability.

The have published a series  of guides called "Building for Everyone: A Universal Design Approach." This series provides a comprehensive best practice guide for how to design, build, and manage spaces so they may be easily accessible for all people.

Booklet six, "Facilities in Buildings" is a section that looks into more automated sections within a building. Some of the chapters cover ATMs, reception desks, public telephones, general seating and waiting areas, storage facilities, and windows. Click here for a free download of this guide.