5 Creative Ramp Stairs For The Able and Disable (Less Able)

5 Creative Ramp Stairs For The Able and Disable (Less Able)

Updated: June 24, 2014

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I prefer the term less able over disable, here are some really creative stairs for the less fortunate people. It is more of the idea of both using the same structure instead of having a separate ramp at some remote corner, as if these less fortunate people are not worthy of entering the building.

Tony Hawk and his skateboard approves this design!

Creative Ramp Stairs For The Able and Disable
Pioneer Courthouse Square | Portland, U.S.A.
Photograph by Cory Silva

Creative Ramp Stairs For The Able and Disable
Robson Square | Vancouver, Canada
Photograph by Howard Davis

Creative Ramp Stairs For The Able and Disable
Stair Ramp Combination | Santiago, Chile
Photograph by Beau Lebens

Creative Ramp Stairs For The Able and Disable
Public Park in Tjuvholmen | Oslo, Norway
Photograph by Kristian Hoff Andersen

Creative Ramp Stairs For The Able and Disable
Blackfriars Road | London, England
Photograph by Alvin Pastrana

4 Comments

  1. Steve G;
    January 15, 2013

    Good point on the disabled label.

    Those ramps are cool, but I worry would they meet ADA codes here in the U.S.?

    Reply
  2. Gift
    October 18, 2013

    my concern is that those ramps don’t look “soooooo”but they are no support rails on those ramps, can;t it pose a danger?

    Reply
    • Tengyuen Ngan
      October 18, 2013

      Yeah, the missing rails. Maybe the sloop is 2 times smaller than the safety requirement? These local councils approved the design, I believe it must have met the safety requirements.

      Reply

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