Breaking down barriers Help in following an access-for-all approach was on offer at Naidex, the exhibition for the disabled community BY BARRIE EVANS
The idea of designing an environment that is accessible to all, without special provision for different sectors of the community, is at the extreme an impossible dream. But it is worth working towards to make buildings more accessible to more people and to avoid stigmatising what is a growing proportion of the population. This includes the recognisably disabled but also a growing number of elderly infirm and others disabled by the difficulty of using buildings. Before long the uk will ...
Subscribe to the AJ from £3 per week
GET INSTANT ACCESS
for less than 46p a day
Join thousands of professionals who already subscribe to the Architects' Journal.
You’ll get instant access to read this article - and 50,000 others like it.
- Trusted industry news & analysis, wherever you need itUnlimited online access and weekly magazine delivery – now also available on iPad/iPhone
- Get ideas, get inside buildings and check precedentsBuildings Library – images, drawings and plans for exemplar projects in British architecture
- Planning & regulation – what you need to know Protect your practice - the AJ keeps you up-to-date with changes to regulations and legislation
For less than the cost of a pint you can have the magazine, iPad edition, full access to TheAJ.co.uk and the amazing AJBuildingsLibrary.co.uk. Subscribe now and experience architecture from a British perspective. The AJ - it's your journal.