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  • AS 4299-1995

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    Adaptable housing

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF 1 User, PDF 3 Users, PDF 5 Users, PDF 9 Users

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  05-09-1995

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Presents the objectives and principles of adaptable housing and provides guidelines on planning and design. Adaptable housing is the basis for the development of the accommodation needs of users of all ages and abilities by making provision for future building modifications at minimum cost and disruption to the inhabitants. Includes in AppendixA a checklist for certification of housing units as Adaptable house class A, B or C.

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    This Standard presents the objectives and principles of adaptable housing. Its purpose is to provide guidelines on adaptable housing to those involved in designing or building new dwellings or renovations, including-(a) project home developers;(b) designers, builders, owners and users of private housing;(c) developers and designers of specialised housing such as retirement villages; and(d) public housing bodies.Appendix A sets out essential and desirable features.

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    Committee ME-064
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note Pending Revision indicates that as a result of the Aged Standards review process, the document needs updating. If no project proposal, meeting the quality criteria, is received within the 12 month timeframe, the document shall be withdrawn.
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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    First published as AS 4299-1995.

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    AS 1288-2006 Glass in buildings - Selection and installation
    AS 3727-1993 Guide to residential pavements
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    ASTM E 2392/E2392M : 2010 Standard Guide for Design of Earthen Wall Building Systems
    AS 1680.1-1990 Interior lighting - General principles and recommendations
    AS 1288-1994 Glass in buildings - Selection and installation
    AS 3740-1994 Waterproofing of wet areas within residential buildings
    AS/NZS 2890.1:2004 Parking facilities Off-street car parking
    AS/NZS 3661.1:1993 Slip resistance of pedestrian surfaces - Requirements
    AS 3740-2004 Waterproofing of wet areas within residential buildings
    AS 2890.1-1993 Parking facilities - Off-street car parking
    ASTM E 2392/E2392M : 2010 : EDT 1 Standard Guide for Design of Earthen Wall Building Systems
    AS 1428.2-1992 Design for access and mobility Enhanced and additional requirements - Buildings and facilities (Reconfirmed 2015)
    AS 1428.1-2001 Design for access and mobility General requirements for access - New building work
    HB 46-1993 Guide to residential fire safety
    ASTM E 2392/E2392M : 2010 : R2016 Standard Guide for Design of Earthen Wall Building Systems

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    AS/NZS 4386.1:1996 Domestic kitchen assemblies Kitchen units
    AS 4226-2008 Guidelines for safe housing design
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