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DESIGN REQUIREMENTS
PUBLIC SEATING FOR ADULTS AND YOUNG CHILDREN

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Design Specification.

1. Write three design requirements / needs for seating for adults and young children.

Explain each of your answers.

An example has been completed for you.

Requirement: The seating must be suitable for both adults and young children.

Explanation: Adults and children can sit together, for example a mother / father and child .

 
 
 
SAMPLE DESIGN REQUIREMENTS
 

1. Requirement: The seating system should be safe for both adults and children.
Explanation: The seating must be safe for a young child, so that he/she cannot be injured when sitting down or getting up from th seat.

2. Requirement: The materials should be environmentally friendly (sustainable).
Explanation: The materials used should be natural or recyclable, so that when the seat comes to the end of it’s life cycle, it is recycled and not ‘dumped’ in a landfill.

3. Requirement: The seating should be stable so that it does not topple over, even when being climbed on or pushed around.

Explanation: Children are likely to climb on to the seating and to play on it. Therefore, it should not be possible for it to ‘tip’ over.

 
 
 
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