| 24 May 2022

Studies on the Adaptation of Urban Equipment and Furniture for the Disabled People in Tehran

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Studies on the Adaptation of Urban Equipment and Furniture for the Disabled People in Tehran

The presence of all disabled people in urban space requires paying attention to the importance of adapting the space, equipment, and urban furniture to the use of these people. In Iran, this issue is less addressed; this subject, all people with any ability can not easily be present in urban spaces, and these people to meet their needs in most cases to be present in Public space depend on There are others. The essential purpose of this study is to investigate the problems of urban equipment and furniture for the use of people with disabilities in Tehran. Also, the Enghelab Street between Ferdowsi Square and the Tehran Welfare Organization has been surveyed to appraise and recognize the existing problems for traffic and access for the use of urban furniture by disabled people. In this regard, after cognition the current situation by studying library resources and advanced projects and reviewing global experiences in this field, by conducting interviews with experts and evaluating the results of a questionnaire filled by disabled people in this field as well as field perception From the focus of studies, it has been analyzed with AWOT method and Wizard scenario. After prioritizing strategies, policies and Action plans are Have is compiled. Then urban furniture has been studied and designed with more importance, from the point of view of experts, as well as proper access to public places, public transportation, and intersections and streets in the study axis. Research results show that people with disabilities have very little satisfaction with urban furniture in Tehran. The main problems in the target axis can be the lack of adaptation of public buildings, lack of adaptation of transport stations, lack of proper design of urban furniture, inadequate access to public building such as Tehran Welfare Organization, lack of commensurate flooring, lack of suitable location of mosaics Routing the blind pointed out. Finally, the design of the study axis with specific attention to the adaptation of urban furniture and how to access it.
Keywords: Adaptation, Urban Furniture, Disabled People, Disability, Tehran, Enghelab Street.





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