Introduction; Disabled people; Assessing a building for access for disabled people; Legal aspects of access for disabled people; Training; Access to advertising and publicity material; Communication equipment; External areas, parking and paths; Stairs; Ramps; Lifts; Signage and labelling; Fire and emergency escape procedures; Fire doors and other doors; Accessible toilet, bathroom and shower design; Circulation, decor, lighting, electrical outlets, furniture and fixtures and fittings; Appendix; Index.
*Detailed design specifications *Case studies and worked examples *Includes manufacturers and product details and costs.
'The needs of disabled people in new and existing buildings is
recognised and makes this publication highly opportune. It provides first
class practical and cost effective detailed guidance on the layout and
equipment of buildings to meet the needs of a variety of disabilities.
The book contains excellent illustrations showing how the requirements
can be satisfactorily met.'
ASI Journal, July 1996
'James Holmes-Siedle has a distinguished record in adapting buildings,
some of them 'listed', to ensure that they are fully accessible to people