The ‘Blind Area’ of the city: Drawing shopping-boundaries for people with vision impairments
SessionP1. Walking, navigating and waiting
Date and Time2014-06-16, 12:00 - 13:45
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The paper examines how the streets’ infrastructure of X city, in Lithuania, and the legacy of a former dependency to the Soviet Union determine ‘no go’ areas in the city and shape the ‘map’ of the private market, inhabited by people with vision impairments and blind people.