Access for all: universal/inclusive design

Possible topics include:
  • The principles of universal or accessible design
  • Planning and access
  • Equality and diversity legislation, including the DDA and relevant building and other regulations
  • Access and inclusion in the workplace
  • Understanding, writing and implementing access statements
  • Relevant product specification
  • Community consultation and engagement and working with user groups
  • Special issues for fire, security and egress
  • Principal guidance standards
  • Different buildings and their uses and users
  • Design detailing, eg, colour and contrast, acoustics
  • Fixtures, fittings and equipment
  • Refurbishment of listed buildings and access
  • Management policies, procurement and brief writing
  • Lifetime Homes and wheelchair housing
RIBA Core Curriculum