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Project Number: Tal/SR/STU07, FA STU 17/07

“Design for All - new method of seamless design in architecture, urbanism and product design supporting the integration of discriminated groups of people into the life of society”

Partner: EIDD – Design for All Europe

Length of Project: 2007 – 2009

EVALUATION OBJECTIVES: 1-st Phase 2007:

1.
Monitoring and Photo Documentation of the field of Design for All will be oriented mainly to the spheres, which are not yet processed – design of work environment, design of buildings for education, culture, transport, leisure time, sport and tourism, design of facilities for children:

- Year 2007 - places in Slovakia: Bratislava, Nitra, Martin, Trnava, Prešov, Košice
- Year 2007 - places in outland: Prague, Brno, Budapest, Vienna, Linz, Schwechat, Munich, Milan, Barcelona, Valencia

2.
Publication: “DESIGN OF BARRIER-FREE ENVIRONMENT” - general and specific recommendations according to typological types of buildings and different limits of users

- September 04, 2007 - date of commitment manuscript
- January 2008 - date of edition

3.
Working sessions with foreign partners to discuss accomplishment of DfA project: 

- April 25, 2007 in Bratislava – session with Pete Kercher
- June 30, 2007 in Milan – “Centre of Excellence in Design for All – CEDA Bratislava” - corporate member organization EIDD

4.
Active participation at the conference „Tourism for All“ in Milan, organized by EIDD – Design for All Europe:

- June 28, 2007 in Milan – presentation Maria Samova: “A model for tourism development in Visegrad Countries?”

5.
Participation at (upon) other international conferences:

- March 01, 2007 in Budapest: “The role of transport in addressing Social Exclusion”
- May 23-24, 2007 in Prague: “Actively without Barriers”
- October 16-17, 2007 in Brno: “Pools and Spa without Barriers”
- November 21-23, 2007 in Valencia: “ENAT International Congress on Tourism for All”

6.
Establishment “Centre of Excellence in Design for All – CEDA”, coordination with representatives of Faculty of Architecture STU in Bratislava and EIDD (European Institute for Design and Disability) – Design for All Europe: 

- May 2007 in Bratislava – CEDA establishing

7.
Organization of education workshop at the Faculty of Architecture STU as introduction to the international student competition “Schindler Award - Design for All”:

- October 11, 2007 in Faculty of architecture STU Bratislava: “Schindler Award – workshop”
- October 25, 2007 field trip of Vienna

Objectives Evaluation of Second Phase 2008:

1.
Summary and analysis of gained knowledge in fields „Tourism for All“ and „Work for All“. Comparison Slovak and European legislation in this field. – executed consideration

Publication of research results:

Samová M. a coll.: Design of Barrier – free Environment. Basic Principles and Coherences, Slovak language, Editor EUROSTAV, February 2008, ISBN 978-8089228-10-2

Samová M. a coll.: Tourism for All, 1. Part – Lectures, English language, Editor: Mária Samová, September 2008, ISBN 978-80-969981-6-6

Samová M. a coll.: Tourism for All, 2. Part – Results, English language, Editor: Mária Samová, September 2008, ISBN 978-80-969981-7-3

Rollová, L.: European Initiatives in Field of Tourism for All, In: journal EUROSTAV, Pages: 26 – 27, September 2008, Volume 14., ISSN 1335-1249, Editor Eurostav s.r.o.,

Rollová, L.: Accessible Pools in Spa Facilities, In: journal KÚPELE, Journal about Health resorts, Health Tourism and Style of Life, 4/2008, Volume II., Editor Herba s.r.o., Slovakia, ISSN 1337-3455

Rollová L.: „Swimming Pools for All“, In journal: Interiér veřejných budov 1/2008, Pages: 28-30, Editor: NAKLADATELSTVÍ MISE, Ostrava, Czech Republic, ISSN 1214-4584

Organization of international workshop:

IP ERASMUS: „Design for All, specific topic 2008: “Tourism for All“. Participants: 6 European universities – STU v Bratislava, TU Vienna, UC Limburg, TU Dresden, TU Prague a TU Gdansk.

2.
Development of method: Design of barrier-free tourism environment - executed consideration

Basic design principles are introduced in the book: Samová M. a coll.: Design of Barrier – free Environment. Basic Principles and Coherences, Slovak language, Editor EUROSTAV, February 2008, ISBN 978-8089228-10-2

Rollová L.: „Study on the needs of disabled peoples due to construction of tourism lodging buildings“– cooperation with Tourism Section of Ministry of Economy, Slovak Republic - continuing in 2009

3.
Development of method: Design of accessible school buildings for all children - executed consideration

Basic design principles are introduced in the book: - Samová M. a coll.: Design of Barrier – free Environment. Basic Principles and Coherences, Slovak language, Editor EUROSTAV, February 2008, ISBN 978-8089228-10-2

Čerešňová Z., Korček P., Puškár P.: Rebuilding of Area of Basic School in Sulov, project for building permit, January 2008

Čerešňová Z., Rollová L., Polerecká J.: Rebuilding of Garden, Autistic Center ANDREAS in Bratislava, project for building permit, September 2008

Meetings with organization 3 LOBIT – work-group for people with autism

Cooperation with Supportive Center for people with visual impairment, Comenius University in Bratislava

4.
Dissemination of research results - executed consideration

Journals articles:

Rollová L., Čerešňová Z.: „Tourism for All – turizmus pre všetkých“ In. Bulletin – 10 Years of Programme Erasmus in Slovakia, Pages: 38 – 39 September 2008, Editor. Slovak Academic Association for International Cooperation,

Rollová, L.: Tourism for All – International Workshop IP ERASMUS, In: Information Gazette of FA STU, Volume 9, May 2007/2008, Pages: 2-4

Exhibitions:

Bratislava, FA STU: „Vienna – Access for All“– Exhibition of student’s projects for International Competition „Schindler Award”, 16. - 22. June 2008

Poprad, Minicipality Office: „Tourism for All“– Exhibition of student’s works from International workshop IP ERASMUS, 23.June –30.July 2008

Meetings and Contacts:

- Deputy Prime Minister of the Government of the Slovak Republic for Knowledge-Based Society, European Affairs, Human Rights and Minorities D. Caplovic
- Director of Tourism Section of Ministry of Economy, Slovak Republic G. Kuliffay
- Construction administrations in Trnava, Poprad, Turcianske Teplice, Martin
- Slovak Disability Council,
- Alliance of Organizations of Disabled People in Slovakia,
- Slovak Union of Disabled People - Slovak Union of Architects

5.
Territorial monitoring of building accessibility and comparison of it with valid Slovak legislation. Making the proposals and modification of them according European legislation rules. - executed consideration - Photo documentations of barrier-free built-environment in Slovakia: Bratislava, Košice, Prešov, Trnava, Poprad, Spišská Sobota, Martin, Turčianske Teplice, Hlohovec, - Working out – Questionnaire on accessibility of lodging buildings in Slovakia - Modification concept of valid building’s legislation with Ministry of Economy Slovak Republic deputes.

6.
Working sessions with foreign partners (namely with members of EIDD) to exchange of knowledge and active participation at international conferences concerning research of methodology Design for All. - executed consideration

Conferences:

Samová M., Rollová L.: „Universal Design – a New Design Method of Residential Built Environment“, lecture in international conference „Actively without Barriers” , 21. – 22. 05. 2008, Prague

Čerešňová Z., Korček P.: „Integrated Housing – Examples from Slovakia“, lecture in international conference „Actively without Barriers” , 21. – 22. 05. 2008, Prague

Samová M., Čerešňová Z., Rollová L.: “Design for All Implemented in Curricula by Different Tools” – lecture at XXIII UIA World Congress, 29.06.-03.07. 2008, Torino

Čerešňová Z., Rollová L.: „Design for All Education Concerning the Built Environment“ lecture at international congress „Funcionalidade Humana em Perspectiva” 7.-8.11.2008, Lisboa

Working sessions:

Annual meeting EIDD – Design for All Europe, 22.-25.05.2008, Stockholm

„Meeting on „Accessibility for All“, European working group CEN / CENELEC Guide 6 – Express the needs of older people and people with disabilities through standardization, 29. 10.2008, Brussels

7.
Taking part in international student’s competition “Schindler Award for Architecture 2008 – Vienna „Access for All“. Arrangement of workshop and faculty’s design preselection – executed consideration

27 students of the Faculty of Architecture STU, Bratislava took part in this international student’s competition

Activities concerning “Schindler Award”:

- Workshop and lectures – October 2007
- Excursion in Vienna – October 2007
- Tutorial on the subject Vienna – Access for All. October 2007 – June 2008
- Faculty’s preselection – 09. June 2008
- Exhibition of student’s designs, Entrace Hall of FA STU – 16. - 22. June 2008
- Expedition of chosen student´s designs – August 2008