Creative Director & Founder Rhodes Heritage Group Midlothian, Texas
Stewardship of historic landscapes and the inclusion of disabled people traditionally clash: Why is this? How can landscape architects preserve the character and experience of cultural landscapes AND improve accessibility? In this session, experts will share successful methods used by projects that bridge the gap between historic preservation and accessibility.
Come to a better understanding of why historic preservation and accessibility have traditionally clashed.
Learn to actively include disabled stakeholders in the design and preservation process.
Discover methodology to address gaps between preservation and accessible design, in both legal requirements and design principles.
Become familiar with case studies of historic and cultural preservation projects that have successfully created accessibility and inclusion.