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Calafell Accessible: Projecte d'Accessibilitat de la via pública i comercial de Calafell

Students with eyes covered using a blind cane while he is walking through Calafell streets..

Making Accessible exposure Calafell Tarragona, as a tool of awareness on accessibility issues. The students of the subject “Habitatge i Cooperació” de la Escola Tècnica Superior d’Arquitectura de Barcelona (ETSAB) have conducted extensive data gathering of the main commercial streets in Calafell, from a new perspective for the student of architecture: the adequacy for people with disabilities of the routes studied. The work has been supervised by the teachers of the subject Sandra Bestraten and Emili Hormías. The study consists of architectural plans with colored symbols (green, yellow and red) indicating the level of accessibility of the elements studied, documentation about access of each shop to analyze the existing access and, in cases of that is not accessible, to give a solution for the owner to adjust the trade properly, and an information leaflet for owners which sets out the common problems and possible solutions.

Leadership:Càtedra d’Accessibilitat de la UPC Barcelona TECH.
Participants:Càtedra Accessibilitat de la UPC Barcelona TECH - Sandra Bestraten, Habitatge i Cooperació de l’Escola Tècnica Superior d’Arquitectura de Barcelona (ETSAB).
Duration: 2009-2010.
Funded by: Ajuntament de Calafell.