Barrier-Free Design

Barrier-Free Design

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qBuilding for everyoneq a€“ that is the best definition of what lies behind the unwieldy concept of qbarrier-free designq: the complete and total usability of buildings, including for those with disabilities, for the integration of all of societya€™s members can only succeed when their environment is made accessible to them.Demographic changes demand new qualities of private and public space, qualities that are also required by new legislation. The Detail Practice volume qBarrier-Free Designq provides all planners and architects, but also interested building sponsors, with basic practical information and a range of possible planning implementations in the domain of barrier freedom. It shows how corresponding requirements can be turned into aesthetically distinguished architecture. And it demonstrates that taking barrier freedom into account in the early planning stages of a project need not lead to additional costs compared to qclassicalq construction and design. In addition to an overview of planning fundamentals, the book also includes the associated body of rules and regulations as well as examples of how they are embodied in actual projects and perspectives on their development in the larger European context.218 69 Hallways in dwellings Efforts to design economical interior layouts has led to the minimisation of circulation areas in ... Living room, bedroom and kitchen Barrier-free requirements do not enable us to define any absolute room sizes.

Title:Barrier-Free Design
Author:De Gruyter
Publisher:Walter de Gruyter - 2010-01-01


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