by Wolfgang Christ, Access For All Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Access For All book, Erschließung und auch Barrierefreiheit sind zentrale Themen in der Architektur und im Urbanismus. Zugang oder Access ist heute auch ein Schlüsselbegriff in anderen Bereichen wie Wissen und Bildung, Gesundheitswesen usw. Dieser Titel widmet sich dem Themader Zugänge in Architektur, Städtebau und angrenzenden Disziplinen.
by Sack, Franziska, Access For All Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Access For All book, Bibliotheken, insbesondere Stadtbibliotheken sind gegenwärtig auf der Suche nach einer neuen Identität. Die Rolle des Internets und die zunehmende Digitalisierung der Bücher haben die Lese- und Recherchegewohnheiten der Konsumenten verändert und stellen die klassische Form der Bibliothek als Wissensspeicher infrage. Neben strukturellen Anpassungen des Medienangebots bietet gerade die Bibliothek als ein besonderer Ort im öffentlichen Raum ein großes Potential für eine städtische Entwicklung. Wie sieht die Bibliothek der Zukunft aus? Was sind die Anforderungen an einen solchen Ort, was sind die räumlichen Qualitäten und wie kann ein Bibliotheksgebäude heutzutage strukturiert werden – zwischen digitaler Vernetzung und lokalen Kontext, zwischen Kommunikation und Konzentration, Begegnung und Zurückgezogenheit, Anregung und Abgeschiedenheit? Anhand eines konkreten Fallbeispiels in Berlin-Moabit werden verschiedene räumliche Szenarios aufgezeigt, die von Architekturstudenten der TU Berlin im Rahmen ihrer Bachelorarbeit am Fachgebiet Entwerfen und Baukonstruktion Prof. Ralf Pasel entwickelt wurden. Dazu ein Kommentar von Stefan Rogge – Leiter der Stadtbibliothek Berlin-Mitte. Libraries, especially city libraries are currently looking for a new identity. The role of the Internet and the increase of digitalization of books has changed consumers' reading and research habits and has put in question the original role of a library as a storehouse of knowledge. Apart from the structural adaption of media that is offered, the library has a huge potential for urban development in public space. How will the library of the future look like? What are the needs and demands, what are the spatial qualities and how can a library building be structured - between digital networking and local context, between communication and concentration, encounter and solitariness, impulse and isolation? Based on a case example in Berlin-Moabit, a diversity of spatial scenarios are shown by architecture students of the Technical University of Berlin in the context of their Bachelor Thesis at the Architectural Design and Construction department of Prof. Ralf Pasel.
by Brigit Helms, Access For All Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Access For All book, "Beginning with key questions about clients of microfinance - Who are they? What financial services do they want? What is the impact of financial services on their lives? - the book examines all levels of the financial system. It shows what works, what does not work, and where more learning is needed. By focusing on promising models and practices, it offers a vision of how to achieve financial systems that will ultimately offer access for all."--BOOK JACKET.
by Melisa N. Choroszy, Access For All Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Access For All book, For many students in Nevada and throughout the nation, they are the first in their family to go to college—these students are identified as “first-generation.” The population of first-generation students continues to increase year-over-year and their unique needs have shaped the way education practitioners must approach serving future students effectively. This collection of essays, written by University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) faculty and students, is an examination of the programs and strategies created to support first-generation and other underrepresented student populations. In addition, it serves as a dedication to the families and students whose hopes and dreams include the attainment of a college degree. Readers will gain insight into the framework needed to provide accessible programs and services to a large and diverse student population before, during, and after college graduation as well as first-hand success stories from the students themselves. Each generation hopes for a better life for their children. Higher education, in particular, has been a dream for many in this country that has been made possible through public and private financial support. Every new generation of college-bound students faces new and evolving challenges, but the fierce dedication and commitment demonstrated in these pages define the key to developing a thriving and diverse institution that helps all students succeed.
by Asian Development Bank, Attaining Access For All Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Attaining Access For All book, Universal access to safe, reliable energy is a necessary condition for providing the poor with safe water and sanitation, for maintaining adequate standards of living, and for achieving any of the Millennium Development Goals. The Asian Development Bank recognizes the importance of electricity and water access for the poor and has committed to providing such access by establishing the Energy for All and Water for All initiatives. While broad efforts aimed at regulatory reform and increasing energy and water access may be helpful, targeted interventions, measures, and approaches are often needed to ensure that the poor benefit from these efforts. This publication identifies specific infrastructure and utility service reform measures that can be taken to advance the interests of the poor.
by Christopher Kain, Rugged Access For All Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Rugged Access For All book, Part narrative, part guidebook, this book follows the author and his wheelchair-bound daughter as they complete a range of hikes in all 50 states, validating that anyone can experience the natural landscapes the United States has to offer, even if pushing a mobility chair or stroller. When Kellisa Kain was born premature with significant developmental and physical disabilities, she wasn’t expected to survive her first 24 hours. She defied the odds, and 20 years later she and her father, Christopher Kain, have pushiked using a specialized mobility chair in all 50 states. Now Chris wants to inspire other families, whether with children in strollers or in mobility chairs, to get outside and experience the country’s natural landscapes. Rugged Access for All: A Guide for Pushiking America’s Diverse Trails with Mobility Chairs and Strollers showcases some of the greatest trails across the US that can be completed while pushiking—hiking with someone in a wheelchair, mobility chair, or stroller. Part narrative, part guide, this book chronicles their hikes in all 50 states. It includes detailed trail descriptions, full-color trail maps, and vibrant stories from Chris and Kellisa’s own experiences. Trails vary in difficulty, from deserts to mountains and everything in between. Sometimes even a stroll around the block can have frustrating barriers to those with wheels, and this can lead to families staying inside too often. Rugged Access for All gives families the knowledge, confidence, and direction to travel and experience the wonders of nature, no matter what mobility challenges they may face.
by Kala Mulqueeny, Attaining Sustainable Energy Access For All Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Attaining Sustainable Energy Access For All book, The energy policy of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) focuses on maximizing energy access, promoting energy efficiency and renewable energy, and promoting improved governance and capacity in the energy sector to strengthen the capacity of developing member countries to meet critical energy needs. This publication seeks to further ADB's efforts to promote knowledge sharing among stakeholders and help identify the policy, regulatory, and legal barriers to energy access; design and implement effective frameworks; and develop strategies to scale up energy access for all. This publication also seeks to serve as a reference for stakeholders and menu of options for further action.