[hackerspaces] thinking (and talking) about how accessible our spaces are (or aren't)

Vicarious v at icario.us
Sat Sep 11 12:11:45 CEST 2010

Koen: Just an idea.. Repair the elevator? :)



Op 11 sep 2010, om 12:07 heeft Koen Martens het volgende geschreven:

> On Thu, Sep 09, 2010 at 06:33:39PM -0400, Leigh Honeywell wrote:
>> You're getting a bit ahead of what I'm talking about, Loki - the first
>> step, which most spaces aren't doing, is to spend some time thinking
>> about the characteristics of your space and how that makes it accessible
>> / inaccessible - and post that publicly.
> I have thought about this a while back, when we moved into our space. And
> the conclusion is that we are totally not accesible to people in wheelchairs.
> We have a narrow staircase leading up to the 1st floor, which is our space.
> Never thought about chemical fumes, but we don't do much of that in the space
> anyway. We've got a fablab around the corner :)
> We haven't had problems re accesibility yet, but am sure that once it arises
> we can creatively deal with it. We are a hackerspace after all.
> Gr,
> Koen
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