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02Aug91 UK: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE SHOWS HOW BUILDING DESIGN CAN CATER FOR THE DISABLED. (1 OF 2)

Are Britain's buildings designed for the disabled? Judith Williams visits Birmingham's International Convention Centre to find out.The mere mention of the title 'designing for the disabled' is more likely to throw the most dedicated journalist into paroxysms of despair, rather than leaping excitedly for the typewriter. It's the same old story - developers just don't consider the disabled. Or do they?In this age of enlightenment - the caring, sharing nineties - a different line is being ...

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