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Inclusive University Built Environments

The Impact of Approved Document M for Architects, Designers, and Engineers

Authors: Shuayb, Itab

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  • A useful guide book for architects, designers, educators, and stakeholders interested in creating inclusive built environments and services that anticipate all community needs
  • Provides important data on challenges and responsibilities that restrict architects and educators wishing to achieve inclusion
  • Presents case studies for university buildings of different eras since anti-discrimination legislation in the UK was introduced
  • Fills a gap in literature on inclusive built environments from the perspective of architectural design
  • Addresses both the theoretical and practical concepts of inclusive design
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About this book

This book investigates the impact of Approved Document M—introduced to address accessibility and usability issues for people with disabilities in newly constructed facilities—on different university buildings in the United Kingdom. A selection of six buildings at the University of Kent, the University of Bath, and the University of Essex, built within the six decades spanning the 1960s through the 2010s, are studied to investigate the impact of the measure on changing building designs to be accessible for all potential users, including people with disabilities. The book dissects specifically the University of Kent case study, delineating benefits of the inclusive design approach. Providing case studies of existing educational buildings and recommendations case studies of existing educational buildings and provides recommendations, the book is ideal for engineers, architects, built environment researcher, designers and standard committees.

About the authors

Dr. Itab Shuayb is a lecturer in the School of Architecture within the American University of Beirut in Lebanon.She is a Fullbright visiting scholar at the University of Connecticut- Storrs. She holds a PhD from the University of Kent in England.


Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)
  • Introduction to Inclusive University Built Environments

    Pages 1-6

    Shuayb, Itab

  • Impact of the Disability Rights Movement and Legislation on Educational Programmes and Buildings

    Pages 7-33

    Shuayb, Itab

  • Emergence of Design Standards and Inclusive Design

    Pages 35-62

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  • Researching Inclusive Design at Universities: The University of Kent Case Study

    Pages 63-77

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  • Identifying Accessibility Barriers at University Built Environment: Findings from the University of Kent

    Pages 79-129

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eBook $89.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • Due: January 2, 2020
  • ISBN 978-3-030-35861-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Hardcover $119.00
price for USA in USD
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at +1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week). Pre-ordered printed titles are excluded from promotions.
  • Due: January 2, 2020
  • ISBN 978-3-030-35860-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Inclusive University Built Environments
Book Subtitle
The Impact of Approved Document M for Architects, Designers, and Engineers
Authors
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-35861-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-35861-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-35860-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 216
Number of Illustrations
7 b/w illustrations, 51 illustrations in colour
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