Access to the built environment for all
This heritage accessibility site aims to present thinking, experiences and projects in the accessibility of heritage buildings from around the world. The site is being developed by the l’École de Design Nantes Atlantique, with the support and close collaboration of the French ministry for culture and communication.
Webinar : Keeping Museum Tactiles Experiences Safe and Viable"
Research and seminars
How to bring flexibility and greater scope to evolve to environments framed by regulations and little liable to change? The articles and resources in this section seek responses to this paradox by focusing on specific topics related to accessibility and on experiences gained at the occasion of seminars in which we intervened.
Séminaire Culture pour tous, culture pour chacun : l’accessibilité des établissements culturels et patrimoniaux
Patrimoine et qualités d'usage
Tools and focus
Here we present the teaching of accessibility: a holistic and transversal approach; workshops organised by the design school; focus on strategic issues for accessibility: e.g. way-finding and entrances, the various professions involved in the task of making built heritage sites accessible.
The many case-studies presented here demonstrate that it is possible to harmonise the preservation of heritage with the flexibility of use. Moreover, they show, that these requirements can complement and enrich each other.