1. Building user activity: Designing buildings for access and usability

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To ensure the right conditions for all building users, the built environment should be designed, constructed and managed with three activity processes in mind – how people gather information with their senses, how they process that information to make decisions, and how they put those decisions into action.

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  • Published on 28 January 2019
  • Of interest to Building owners, Designers, Developers,

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