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Buildings for all to use 2 - improving the accessibility of public buildings and environments

Publication C610

CIRIA, 2004
Buildings for all to use 2 - improving the accessibility of public buildings and environments

Document Status

Current

Supplement

Core Supplement

Series

Publication

Abstract

Offers guidance about the alterations and adaptations to non-residential buildings that can be made to allow better access for disabled people to existing buildings. This will also improve access for all who need to use the building. Covers legislation, user needs, management, communications and wayfinding, historic buildings, case studies. Part 2 details the design guidance of external approach, entrances, reception, horizontal and vertical circulation, lighting, colour and acoustics, services, evacuation and facilities.

History

Supersedes SP127 - Buildings for all to use.

ISBN

9780860176107

Subjects

Publisher History

CIRIA was formerly known as the Construction Industry Research and Information Association. They are a member-based research and information organisation who publish reports and technical papers covering building and civil engineering as well as transport and utilities infrastructure.


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