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The Access Manual By Ann Sawyer

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Covers the design, improvement, maintenance and management of accessible environments. Useful to a building designer or manager, this manual shows you how to provide and run buildings, services, and employment facilities to enable independent and convenient use by everyone.

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The Access Manual: Auditing and Managing Inclusive Built Environments by Ann Sawyer

This manual covers the design, improvement, maintenance and management of accessible environments. As a building designer or manager, it will show you how to provide and run buildings, services, and employment facilities to enable independent and convenient use by everyone. With its comprehensive information on standards, legislation and good practice, the manual will make sure you can: be fully aware of the issues involved in accessibility; understand and commission access audits; create and manage an access improvement programme; maintain accessibility in buildings and working practices; and, respond effectively to the requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act. Inclusive design is about people and their needs. "The Access Manual" shows you how to achieve and accessible, inclusive built environment that enables people to participate fully in all aspects of society.

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'Both authors are well known for their work on access... between them they have produced a useful book that is helpful in the context of our current built environment and what steps can be taken to improve access... access management is particularly important and there is a useful chapter on this.' Barrierfree, the magazine of the Museums and Galleries Disability Association: 16, Winter 2003/04 ' This is a well written and practical manual, recommended reading for building engineers concerned with the creation, planning and management of buildings' Dave Phythian, Building Engineer April 2004 'an incredibly informative text... it will enable you to keep the edge over non enlightened competitors' Architectural Technology, March 2004 'This is an excellent book' Access Journal 'refreshingly understandable and clear... There are practical tips and advice on structuring and undertaking an audit report which will prove invaluable to those new access auditing' Graham Findlay, DW Access Officer

Table of Contents


Foreword.Acknowledgements.Introduction.Chapter 1 Access Audits and Appraisal.Chapter 2: Access Management. Chapter 3: Legislation, Regulations and Standards.Chapter 4: Design Criteria.Appendix A General Acceptability Criteria.Appendix B Sample Audits.Appendix C Information Sources.Index.

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GOR002017339
The Access Manual: Auditing and Managing Inclusive Built Environments by Ann Sawyer
Ann Sawyer
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
2003-12-11
264
1405107650
9781405107655
N/A
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