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Buildings for all to use : Improving the accessibility of public buildings and environments

Author: Bright, K., Flanagan, S., Embleton, J., Selbekk, L., Cook, G.
Type: Book
Year: 2004


This book provides guidance for designers and others, particularly owners or managers, on altering and adapting existing non-residential buildings to provide improved access for people with disabilities. The first part of the book summarises the changing attitude toward accessibility and the legislation driving the changes, and stresses the benefits of improved accessibility. The second part of the book gives detailed design guidance providing full and/or improved accessibility. It includes case studies to illustrate physical and management barriers to accessibility.

Further Details

Pages: 216
Publish Location: London
Publisher: CIRIA
ISBN/ISSN: 086017610X
Accession Number: November 2007
Keywords: access, design
Reads: 196