This guide provides all the information you need to design good quality, wheelchair accessible housing. Filled with practical advice, insightful design considerations and clear explanations, this book outlines how to meet the Building Regulations, Approved Document M Volume 1 M4(3): Wheelchair user dwellings. Detailed good practice recommendations and design features are also given for those looking to surpass the minimum standard. This comprehensive resource has been produced with expert contributions from the Centre for Accessible Environments and the Royal College of Occupational Therapists Specialist Section - Housing, along with input from a cross-section of experts including building control, architects, developers and other housing professionals.
- Includes clear cross-references to AD M4(3)
- Technical diagrams illustrating design details
- Simple to follow guidance on best practice and technical provisions
Author: Michelle Horn, Jacqui Smith, Jacquel Runnalls, Kate Sheehan, Habinteg Housing Association (associated with work), Royal College of Occupational Therapists (associated with work), Centre for Accessible Environments (London, England) (associated with work)
Publisher: RIBA Publishing
Publication date: March 2018