International Best Practices in Universal Design

Canadian Human Rights commission-engThis 200 page report by the Canadian Human Rights Commission compares a comprehensive range of access features across several countries.  It contains several charts comparing standard requirements and measurements across the many domains of the built environment including aspects such a fire safety, as well as types of buildings.  Although this report was revised in 2007 and may be dated in places, it will be of interest to access consultants and others looking for best practice and specific information about size and dimensions. It is interesting to see how Australia compares in this listing. The report can be downloaded here.