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Housing for People with Sight Loss: A Thomas Pocklington Trust design guide

Pocklington Trust

  • Format: Book

  • Pages: 110

  • Publisher: BRE Press

  • Date Published: Jun 2008

  • Stock Code: 65868

  • ISBN: 9781848060296

  • Binding: Paperback

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  • Detailed guidance on layout and features of homes for people with sight loss, including older people
  • Gives detailed guidance on lighting for homes of people with sight loss
  • Covers inclusive design principles for lifetime homes

This guide provides good practice guidance for architects, designers and housing practitioners in the development of inclusive domestic environments that meet the requirements of people with sight loss. The emphasis is on maximising functional vision and minimising barriers and risk by achieving specific design and specification requirements. It is based on research commissioned by Thomas Pocklington Trust into the needs, experiences, and choices for people with sight loss within their home environment.

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