New in the architectural series (previous published in this series: The Fast Guide to Architectural Form) is The Fast Guide to Accessibility Design. Written by Baires Raffaelli, this book explores ways to create a project that focuses on accessibility. It is a reminder that serves as a checklist for those who design everyday spaces we live in. It is a random (but not too random) collection of indications to make cities more accessible. This book wants to remind us that we are not alone and as long as we take this into consideration, we will design welcoming, inclusive and functional spaces.
Baires Raffaelli (1975) PhD in Architecture, Theory and Planning. Graduated cum laude in Rome La Sapienza University, where he has been researching and teaching for years in Architecture and Engineering students. He has performed research within the fields of housing, population density and public spaces, and the results have been the source for partnerships among universities, public authority and private companies. Baires Raffaelli has always been very interested in the matters of accessibility: he is the creator and developer of the Buildings and Open Areas AVLA index (Certificate of Accessibility Level Evaluation). Co-founder of BRRE, he has been appointed by the City of Assisi (Italy) for the realization of the master-plan for the removal of architectural barriers (2019). Won the honourable mention for Diffusion of Architectural Culture in 2017 with his book “The Fast Guide To Architectural Form”.