In thirteen articles, this book deals with this world of access in architecture, city planning, and neighboring fields.
Approximately 50 current projects are presented with the help of texts, photos, plans and diagrams.
Basics Barrier-Free Planning improves our understanding of the needs of people with disabilities such as limited mobility or impaired vision, children, and the elderly, all of whom have special requirements when using a building. The book presents possibilities for designing...
A brochure about the low-energy project: Budstikka 18, Kongsberg, Norway
"This publication has been prepared in connection with the 48th IFHP World Congress in Oslo 2004. Its purpose is to provide a general impression of the planning and building situation in Norway, and describe some of the important challenges facing us in the first years of th...
This booklet is meant to provide insight into the universal design concept and to inspire further study. As methods for understanding the universal design consept in buildings, we have used knowledge about differences between people, expository examples and architects tourin...
The purpose of this document is to be a practical guide to marketing, based on real experiences of the introduction of different products on different markets.
This is the first of six components of Climate Change Tools, a package
of guidance developed by the RIBA to encourage architects to engage
with the issue of climate change and to deliver low-carbon new
buildings and low-carbon refurbishment of existing buildings.
This booklet explains what the Code for Sustainable Homes is and how it
works. It also includes tables showing the criteria that assessors will use to measure achievement of sustainability performance under the Code.
Building Bulletin 102 provides a framework for designing new school buildings for disabled children and children with special educational needs (SEN) within any setting, mainstream or special. The purpose of this title is to offer a strategic master plan and a carefully cons...
The overall purpose of this Environmental Action Plan is to stimulate actors in the housing and construction sector to have a focus on environmental concerns.
Short presentation of the project Husby Amfi including building construction, technical systems, energy performance, planning tools end cost / benefit.
The central idea behind this book is to gather knowledge and experiences about strategies and processes that are based on Universal Design philosophy and principles from three different fields: architecture, product design and from within information and communication techno...
Inclusive Housing focuses on housing that provides access to people with disabilities while benefiting all residents and that incorporates inclusive design practices into neighborhood and housing designs without compromising other important design goals.
New guideline for Integrated Energy Design .
The Design Manual Living for the Elderly examines the principles and processes of planning and designing for the elderly in more than 15 expert contributions, covering aspects ranging from sustainability to the design of interiors and outdoor spaces.
Vitenskapelig dokumentering av revegetering fra stedegen toppjord i Norge.
The purpose of this compendium is to present a concise overview of the progress of technology, economy and market in relation to renewable energy. The publication will also present examples of Norwegian companies that deliver relevant technology.
Places where people want to live - and that are sustainable - do not happen by chance.
Sustainable communities need to deliver on a multiplicity of fronts.
The Nordic strategy "Sustainable Development - New Bearings for the Nordic Countries" sets long-term development goals for the Nordic Region for the period up to 2020, and describes the goals and initiatives to which the region is committed between 2009 and 2012. A sustainab...
The refurbishment of the 340-hectare Fornebu site - Oslo's airport until 1998 - is one of Norway's largest and most ambitious development projects, including new housing, businesses, recreation and conservation projects. One of two landowners at Fornebu, the Norwegian state,...
The EcoBuild programme is a Norwegian, five-year programme intended to increase eco-efficiency in the Norwegian building and real estate sector.
Our climate is changing. This strategy starts the process of planning in detail for how our great city must adapt to these changes. If we don't make the necessary changes then many Londoners' quality of life will gradually deteriorate, we may fail to capitalise on some of th...
NITO, sammen med CICERO og TØI, ønsker å synliggjøre at fremtidens ingeniørfaglige og teknologiske muligheter finnes allerede i dag. Denne internasjonale rapporten sammenstiller 12 ulike lands nasjonale rapporter på reelt gjennomførbare med eksisterende teknologi og kunnsk...
Rapporten beskriver og klargjøre begrepet "universal design". Rapporten er bestilt av Miljøverndepartementer og gir viktige momenter til arbeidet med universell utforming i Norge.
Universal Design for the Home features a blend of projects, creative ideas, and substantive planning information. Highly visual, the book features projects showing room contexts, as well as detail shots.
Environment and sustainability are the key to some exciting urban development projects in Europe. Norway is behind, but there is now growing interest and understanding that urban development must be designed with sustainability as a basic requirement.