A Wonderful Day by Tower Bridge

On Thursday 17 June I wasted a day at the Design Museum and hobnobbed with Wayne Hemmingway and Charles Leadbeater! http://enabledbydesign.org/blog/2010/06/iframe-srchttpembedscribblelivecomembedv4aspxid17484themeid204-width400-height300-frameborder0.html http://www.hemingwaydesign.co.uk/   Mr Hemingway designed Kioskiosk so I was able to name drop my niece who had been the tenant of one outside Boris’s house! http://www.jo-davies.com/   Mr Hemingway grew up in a home … Continue reading A Wonderful Day by Tower Bridge

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Hapticity

This very strange word is used in chemistry and architecture with very different meanings!  The following is from an architectural perspective and has other strange words, like ocularcentrism, deliberately put here to get google hits!  It feels a bit postmodern, but stay with it! http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m3575/is_1239_207/ai_64720968/ " Hapticity And Time Architectural Review, The, May, 2000 by Juhani Pallasmaa … Continue reading Hapticity

Accessible hotels

http://www.london.gov.uk/sites/default/files/Accessible-Hotels.pdf Best practice suggestions for accessible hotels and accessible rooms include: adopting a clear and easily understandable layout to the hotel as a whole and to the room itself. This will help all visitors to comfortably use the hotel facilities and removes the need for unnecessary assistance offering equal standard of use in all public … Continue reading Accessible hotels

Lived Experience

 We suggest a project of a group of young disabled people tasked to report on their experiences of being disabled and accessing services, access to life chances and transition to adulthood.   We would ask each young person to complete a life diary and to detail their experiences of being a disabled person, accessing services … Continue reading Lived Experience