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Route M - What a load of Bollards

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  • 1. Route M What a Load of Bollards
  • 2. What a Load of Bollards Our design partner was Bob Kelly who has impaired vision
  • 3. What a Load of Bollards The 3 issues we decided to address as a team were: 1 – More contrast of materials and colour 2 – Street furniture obstructions causing injury 3 – Feeling of panic and angst when disorientated or lost Our design partner was Bob Kelly who has impaired vision
  • 4. What a Load of Bollards Eight key refrence points for Dublin..
  • 5. What a Load of Bollards Route M crossing Millennium Bridge between Henry Street and Dame Street.
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  • 8. What a Load of Bollards Standard bollards are fitted with a photo-luminescent / reflective high contrast stripe that is colour coded to guide you to an information node at key intersections. The stripe reduces possible injuries to both pedestrians and vehicles. The bollard head is replaced by an information dial with a tactile high contrast coloured direction arrow. Twisting the dial directs the arrow towards important city land- marks. Dial can be gripped and easily twisted by people with poor hand dexterity. A central push button operates an audio message for the blind. An integrated magnifying glass enlarges the text /image for visually impaired people. Approx 18pt – 32pt Cast aluminium housing encased in tactile rubber cover with quartz glass magnifying window. Internal illumination by long life LED’s 8 Key reference points for Dublin
  • 9. What a Load of Bollards 1150mm 930mm
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  • 14. What a Load of Bollards Route M were Peter Crowley Brian Heffernan Gemma Ginty Alan Duggan Sonja Herman Ben Arent Brian Guckian James Crowley Norelle Breen