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Designing Environments this for Children & Adults with ASD

London 28.06.2011

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Designing Environments for Children & Adults with ASD

Christopher Beaver c.beaver@ga-architects.com

Design issues in residential and educational buildings

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Index

• Doors • Wet rooms • Some other design issues

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Doors

• Accessibility • Features - fire resistance - hinges - finger guards - door closer - vision panels - push/pull handles - maglocks - lever handles - locks/ thumb turns - roses - sliding bolts • Finishes / colours ga architects


Doors Accessibility

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Effective clear width

Existing building

New building

Internal door

750 mm

800 mm

External door

775 mm

1000 mm


Doors Features Door closer

Finger guard

Hinges Fire resistance

Kick plate

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Doors Features Door closer

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Doors Features

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350 500

300

350

1000

Vision panel (toughened glass) 500

minimum zones of visibility

Equality Act


Doors Features Equality Act

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350 500

300

350

1000

Vision panel (toughened glass) 500

minimum zones of visibility

DDA


Doors Features

Pull handle

Push plate

Maglock

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Doors Features

Door handle Rose Keyhole

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Thumb turn


Doors Features

Door handle Rose Keyhole

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Doors Features

Rose Escutcheon

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Doors Features

Flush bolt

Thumb turn

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Doors Finishes

Contrasting colour

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Doors Finishes

Non contrasting colour

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Wet rooms Features • NO trip hazard CIRCULATION AREA

• NO shower curtains • Non-slip floor WET ROOM

WET ROOM

• Accessible water temperature control

BEDROOM

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BEDROOM

• Isolation valve


Wet rooms Features

Gully Level access shower

BEDROOM

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Wet rooms Features

Water valve control access

CIRCULATION AREA

Flush fittings

WET ROOM

BEDROOM

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WET ROOM

BEDROOM


Wet rooms

Central fan

Ventilation

Extract grille

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Summary

Doors

- door closers

- NO trip hazard

- vision panels

- NO shower curtains

- handles

- water shut-off valve

- maglocks / NO flush bolts

- temperature control

- thumb turns

- ventilation

- colours

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Wet Rooms


Some other design issues WC fittings and sanitaryware

Soap dispenser

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Some other design issues WC fittings and sanitaryware

Soap dispensers

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Some other design issues WC fittings and sanitaryware

Urinal

Paper towel dispenser

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Some other design issues WC provision

Boys WC

Girls WC

Door?

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Designing Environments for Children & Adults with ASD Christopher Beaver

ga architects c.beaver@ga-architects.com www.autism-architects.com

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Profile for ga architects

Design issues in residential and educational buildings  

June 2011, Royal Institute of British Architects Christopher Beaver presentation

Design issues in residential and educational buildings  

June 2011, Royal Institute of British Architects Christopher Beaver presentation

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