COCCINELLA: Conserving Carpets Cultural and Inclusive Exhibition of Living and Labour Areas.
Presented at: 12th International Conference on Transport for Elderly and Disabled People, Hong Kong.
The COCCINELLA project studied the impact of wheelchair access on conservation and presentation of historic properties and furnished interiors .Its two principal objectives are: to provide advice to wheelchair users, owners and managers of historic houses and other interested parties on the admission of wheelchair users to historic premises in order to comply with Part III of the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 1995; and to provide guidance substantiated by empirical evidence to owners and managers of historic houses in relation to measures that could be taken to minimise problems arising from the passage of wheeled vehicles over historic carpets.
|Type:||Conference item (UNSPECIFIED)|
|Title:||COCCINELLA: Conserving Carpets Cultural and Inclusive Exhibition of Living and Labour Areas|
|Event:||12th International Conference on Transport for Elderly and Disabled People|
|Dates:||02 June 2010 - 04 June 2010|
|Keywords:||Accessibility, Wheelchairs, historic houses, conservation, carpets|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science
UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering
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