Building Code of the Philippines(1)

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Unformatted text preview: can be reached by all. 1.3.3 USABILITY. The built environment shall be designed so that all persons, whether they be disabled or not, may use and enjoy it. 1.3.4 ORIENTATION. Finding a person's way inside and outside of a building or open space shall be made easy for everyone. 1.3.5 SAFETY. Designing for safety insures that people shall be able to move about with less hazards to life and health. 1.3.6 WORKABILITY AND EFFICIENCY. The built environment shall be designed to allow the disabled citizens to participate and contribute to developmental goals. RULE III - SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR BUILDINGS AND RELATED STRUCTURES FOR PUBLIC USE 1. Classification of Buildings By Use of Occupancy: 1.1 Occupancy classified categories enumerated in Section 701 of the National Building Code (PD 1096) are hereby adapted. 1.1.1 Category I - Residential - This shall comprise Group A and partly Group B Buildings. 1.1.2 Category II - Commercial and Industrial - This shall comprise partly Groups B, C, E, F, G, H and I Buildings. 1.1.3 Category III - Educational and Industrial - This shall comprise partly Groups C, D, E, and H Buildings. 1.1.4 Category IV - Agricultural - This shall comprise partlyGroup J Buildings. 1.1.5 Category V - Ancillary - This shall comprise partly Group J Buildings. 2. Architectural Features and Facilities: Where the following features and facilities are architectural design requirements in accordance with generally accepted architectural practice, the same shall in accordance with Rule II, be made accessible/barrrier-free and shall include the corresponding graphic signs. 2.1 Architecturual facilities and features: 2.1.1 A - Stairs 2.1.2 B - Walkways 2.1.3 C - Corridors 2.1.4 D - Doors and Entrances 2.1.5 E - Washrooms and Toilets 2.1.6 F - Lifts/Elevators 2.1.7 G - Ramps 2.1.8 H - Parking Areas 2.1.9 I - Switches, Controls, Buzzers 2.1.10 J - Handrails 2.1.11 K - Thresholds 2.1.12 L - Floor Finishes 2.1.13 M - Drinking Fountains 2.1.14 N - Public Telephones 2.1.15 O - Seating Accommodations 3. CATEGORY I The following requirements shall only apply to government owned buildings. 3.1 Group A 3.1.1 Single detached. Ten percent (10%) of the total units to be constructed. Barrier-free facilities and features required in A, B, C, D, E, G, H, I, J, K, and L. 3.1.2 Duplexes: Ten percent (10%) of the total units to be constructed Barrier-free facilities and features required in A, B, C, D, E, G, H, I, J, K, and L 3.1.3 School or company staff housing units: One (1) unit for 26 to 50 units to be constructed and 1 additional unit for every 100 units thereafter. Barrier-free facilities and features required in A, B, C, D, E, G, H, I, J, K, and L 3.2 Group B 3.2.1 4. Multiple dwelling units or high-rise residential condominiums or tenement houses. One (1) unit from 26 up to 50 units to be constructed and an additional unit for every 100 units at ingress level in case there is not barrier-free elevator provided. Barrier-free facilities and features requi...
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