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Buildings for all to use: good practice guidance fro improving existing public buildings for people with disabilities

Author: Bone, S.
Type: Book
Year: 1996


This book covers alterations and adaptations to existing non-residential buildings to provide improved access for people with disabilities and those whose mobility is otherwise impaired. It provides good practice guidance on strategic and detailed design considerations to provide effective solutions with maximum benefit, illustrated by examples drawn from case studies. The chapters are arranged in relation to a sequential journey into, through and out of a building including emergency evacuation. A valuable reference for designers, particularly building owners and managers.

Further Details

Pages: 213
Publish Location: London
Publisher: Construction Industry Research & Information Association (CIRIA)
ISBN/ISSN: 0860174484
Accession Number: 28.09.05
Keywords: access, design, mobility, United Kingdom
Reads: 216