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Title: G016: Inclusive design of school latrines
Authors: Jones, Hazel
Keywords: Disability
School infrastructure
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: © WEDC, Loughborough University
Citation: JONES, H., 2016. G016: Inclusive design of school latrines. Loughborough: WEDC, Loughborough University.
Abstract: WEDC research shows that the additional cost of making a school latrine accessible is less than 3% of the overall costs of the latrine. The most cost-effective way to improve access for children with disabilities is to incorporate accessibility into the design from the outset (inclusive design) rather than making expensive changes later. Inclusive design means a user-friendly, child-friendly design, which benefits all users, including adolescent girls, small children, and children who are sick. However well designed the latrine, other factors such as location, distance and approach path affect accessibility and need to be part of planning and design.
Description: This guide was published by the Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC) at Loughborough University.
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/31412
ISBN: 97819112520504
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