During Predesign and concept development, work with owner to establish wayfinding needs and strategy. Identify user groups who may rely on wayfinding when visiting or occupying the building. Develop and document a wayfinding strategy that works within project scope, budget, and design intent and can be applied consistently across the project.
Work with owner to establish universal design goals and select universal design principles that will be addressed in the project. Review strategies (see Additional Resources) that contribute to universal and inclusive design and select approaches that work within project scope, budget, and design intent.
During schematic design, document and describe strategies employed in project for at least three universal design principles. Document wayfinding strategy and implementation including design and placement of signage and other wayfinding cues.
Work with owner to determine number of and characteristics of lactation/quiet room(s). These spaces should be easily accessible and adaptable, and pleasant to use.
If post-occupancy evaluations are conducted, address issues that arise regarding wayfinding and universal access.