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Lifetime Homes Design Guide
The Lifetime Homes Design Guide was published on 4th November 2011. The guide describes the design requirements for accessible homes that will meet the differing and changing needs of households as they experience life events. The guide gives the technical specification and guidance on the Lifetime Homes Standard's 16 design criteria, which follow underlying principles of inclusivity, accessibility, adaptability, sustainability and good value. The design guide will help provide design solutions that can meet the broadest range of housing need and will enable simple and cost-saving adaptations in the future.
The Lifetime Homes Design Guide is published by IHS BRE press and written by Chris Goodman, Design and Development Manager at Habinteg Housing Association. The design guide is £35.00, plus postage and packing, and can be ordered from Habinteg's website using Paypal. Please note that you do not have to create an account to complete your purchase.