Architecture for Special Needs

  • A quick introduction.
  • An overview of the various types of Disabilities for the audience to get a better understanding of why such design is needed/required.
  • The various approach to the design:
    • Sensorial approach
    • Behavioural approach
    • Academic approach
    • Inclusion & Specialization
  • Design considerations for Special Needs:
    • Acoustics
    • Aesthetics
    • Biophilic
    • Building Security
    • Community Areas
    • Emergency Preparation
    • Equipment & Furniture
    • Layout
    • Outdoor Space
    • Privacy
    • Thresholds & Transitions
  • Finally, a summary of what was presented.