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C Wycliffe Noble, Geoffrey Lord's Access for Disabled People to Arts Premises: The Journey PDF

By C Wycliffe Noble, Geoffrey Lord

ISBN-10: 0080493165

ISBN-13: 9780080493169

ISBN-10: 0750657790

ISBN-13: 9780750657792

Illustrating real construction layout ideas which have been created to enhance accessibility for disabled buyers and performers, the 'Journey series' outlines the simplest examples of layout innovation produced based on new and upcoming legislation.A wisdom of the way to layout for the disabled should be the most important in successful contracts and having designs permitted. This e-book exhibits how the sensible implications have already been effectively approached.Covering the complete series from parking, to access, and together with information of amenities for the visually and listening to impaired clients, recommendation is given at the equipment designers may still use in assessing the necessities of disabled humans. this isn't a ebook giving theoretical prescription yet particularly an illustrated list of achievements in structures of all sizes the place right entry to the disabled has been created. It contains 14 case reviews and examples that illustrate the varied ways in which accessibility has been integrated into arts structures through the united kingdom. This contains Cinemas, Theatres, live performance Halls, Opera homes, Museums and Libraries. the writer staff highlights particular layout information which are rather precise, to stimulate the reader and express that developing greater accessibility for the disabled either calls for and creates cutting edge layout. * be told in regards to the most up-to-date layout ideas for disabled entry* Case stories exhibit most sensible perform to encourage your designs* achieve an perception into certain options utilized by designers to make their venues inclusive

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The approach to the Embankment entrance South Building is via a ramp and to other levels via a short rise lift, passenger lifts and stairs. Sloping crossovers cut into the granite kerbs between pavement and carriageway provide access for wheelchair users entering the Courtauld Institute and Courtauld Galleries either side of the carriageway. The access route from the upper terrace down to Courtyard level is surfaced with existing old granite sets, which for historical and technical reasons, cannot be removed.

Induction loops are provided. 2 1 2 1. All main staircases are fitted with nosings in colour contrast to the treads. 2. Victorian–style iron guardrails are supplemented with small hand grip rails for ambulant people. 3. New lifts are installed with voiceover announcements. Lift buttons, contrasted and embossed, are illuminated. These are supplemented with Braille signs. 4. The stepped Stalls are provided with support rails at the entry to each row of seats. 3 4 4 16 Access for Disabled People to Arts Premises 1 1 1.

In 1997, following departure of the Civil Servants, except Inland Revenue staff, the Government set up the Somerset House Trust with the aim of making the building once more available to the public and to re-establish it in its setting. The first phase of work for the Heather Trust for the Arts, was the refurbishment of the Embankment Building and parts of the South Building as galleries for the Gilbert Collection of Decorative Arts. The second phase of the works consisted of the refurbishment of the Courtyard, the public areas in the 38 Access for Disabled People to Arts Premises South Building and the River Terrace, all being connected by a major new pedestrian route from the Strand to Waterloo Bridge.

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