Download e-book for iPad: Access to the Historic Environment: Meeting the Needs of by Lisa Foster,Patrick Nuttgens

By Lisa Foster,Patrick Nuttgens

Access for disabled humans in historical settings is greater than only a transitority ramp over front steps for a wheelchair person. it's a dedication to create built-in use and pleasure of old monuments for everybody, together with individuals with mobility or sensory impairments, older humans, mom and dad with babies, or these briefly disabled due to sickness or damage. This booklet examines versatile and pragmatic suggestions to enhance move in structures through overcoming point alterations, addition of handrails and different amenities which in achieving the fundamental aim of dignified entry, and which defend a building's targeted architectural personality. It gains useful guidance and illustrated case examine fabric, with examples of ways to enhance entry in several sorts of historical structures together with Georgian, and neo-classical structures, ancient monuments, state homes, gardens and landscapes.

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