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By Lisa Foster,Patrick Nuttgens

ISBN-10: 1873394187

ISBN-13: 9781873394182

Access for disabled humans in historical settings is greater than only a transitority ramp over front steps for a wheelchair consumer. it's a dedication to create built-in use and delight of ancient monuments for everybody, together with individuals with mobility or sensory impairments, older humans, mom and dad with babies, or these quickly disabled because of disease or damage. This ebook examines versatile and pragmatic ideas to enhance movement in structures by means of overcoming point alterations, addition of handrails and different amenities which in achieving the elemental aim of dignified entry, and which defend a building's particular architectural personality. It positive aspects sensible guidance and illustrated case learn fabric, with examples of the way to enhance entry in numerous sorts of old structures together with Georgian, and neo-classical structures, old monuments, kingdom homes, gardens and landscapes.

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