Blog Archives

Library of the future

Michaela Cavanagh, CityLab, The Atlantic. A library of the future arrives in Denmark Publication date: December 2016 Ranking: useful Described as less of place for books and more a space for people the article highlights how a key issue in

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Posted in Consultation, Design Standards (Buildings), Service Provision

If you only did one thing

The big lesson that Bloomberg Mayor‘s Challenge Winners can teach other cities The Atlantic: CityLab Publication date: 2016 Ranking: useful The article describes how the “Mayors Challenge” encourages cities to generate bold new ideas that solve urban challenges and improve city life.

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LLDC Inclusive Design Standards

London Legacy Development Corporation LLDC Inclusive Design Standards Publication date: March 2013 Ranking: useful This document sets out the design standards used by the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) as a part of the Olympic Legacy process. It develops the guidance

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Posted in Design Standards (Buildings), Design Standards (Environment), Project Management

Streetscape audits

Dept. of Transport and Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation Traffic Advisory Leaflet 5/11: Quality Audit Publication date: 2011 Ranking: essential This leaflet explains the Quality Audit process. The Quality Audit process can be applied to highway, traffic management or development

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Posted in Auditing, Highways, Urban Design

Arts access guides

Produced by Museums, Libraries and Archives (MLA), (responsibilities now transferred to the Arts Council). Disability Portfolio Publication date: 2003 Ranking: useful The Disability Portfolio is a collection of 12 access guides. They were produced originally to meet the growing need

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Dementia and staff consultation

Kate Allen, Dementia Services Development Centre, University of Stirling. Joseph Rowntree Foundation Exploring ways for staff to consult people with dementia about services Publication date: 2001 Ranking: useful This study focused on the process of undertaking service user consultation with people

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Listening to your customers and service users

Housing LIN User Involvement and Co-production Publication date: various from 2015 Ranking: essential The Housing LIN web based resource has now set up a section looking at examples and methods for consulting people who use services and how to get

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Fair Play for Children!

Department for Victorian Communities, State of Victoria. The Good Play Space Guide Publication date: 2007 Ranking: useful Published by the State of Victoria this Australian guide sets out in detail how to go about providing accessible play spaces. Importantly it

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