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Good to know for visually impaired
Good to know for visually impaired
  • the door always open when the book store is open
    • in the door opening burglar alarm
      • free width 174 cm
  • inner spaces
    • the floor light bricks, the walls in the same shade
    • the book department's shelves dark brown
    • the paper department's shelves white
  • information signs
    • white text on dark background
    • black text on beige background
  • a part of the book store on lower level (art, writing and paper accessories and more)
  • stairs downwards from the book department
    • 6 steps
      • the step's height 12 cm
      • dark contrast lines on light stairs
      • banister (two stairs, the other have banister on the left side, the other have on the right side)
      • ramp by the stairs on the right side
  • stairs also at Eerikinkatu's entrance (the school book department)
    • 10 steps, after these a resting level and an other 10 steps
      • the step's height 17 cm
      • banisters on both sides
      • dark contrast lines on light stairs
  • 2 floors
  • ramp next to the stairs
    • width at the narrowest 122 cm 
    • gradient about 10%
  • accessible to come in and move around
  • at some places however narrow paths and mazy

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Guide and service dogs welcome
Guide and service dogs welcome
Steps
Steps
  • a part of the book store on lower level (art, writing and paper accessories and more)
  • stairs downwards from the book department
    • 6 steps
      • the step's height 12 cm
      • dark contrast lines on light stairs
      • banister (two stairs, the other have banister on the left side, the other have on the right side)
      • ramp at the stairs on the right side
  • stairs also at Eerikinkatu's entrance (the school book department)
    • 10 steps, after these a resting level and an other 10 steps
      • the step's height 17 cm
      • banisters on both sides
      • dark contrast lines on light stairs

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Level changes
Level changes
  • 2 floors
  • ramp next to the stairs
    • width at the narrowest 122 cm
    • gradient about 10%

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Door with automatic opening mechanism
Door with automatic opening mechanism
  • the door always open when the book store is open
Fully accessible
Fully accessible
  • accessible to come in and move around
  • at some places however narrow paths and mazy

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Not accessible
Not accessible
  • Eerikinkatu's entrance is inaccessible for wheelchair users

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Spacious Lift
Spacious Lift
  • to come to the book store you have to use the Hansa's lift (2. floor)
  • the book store has an own lift, goes to Stockmann (One  Way and other department)
    • automatic doors
      • in front of the door short ramp to even out the threshold
      • the door's width 88 cm
    • the ordering buttons height 107 cm
    • width 110 cm
    • depth 145 cm
    • the lift buttons' height 100-107 cm

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Parking place for disabled people
Parking place for disabled people 3 slots
  • on Aurakatu 2 slots and on the market square's parking area 1 slots

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Additional information
Additional information
  • service counters' height 92 cm
  • Eerikinkatu's entrance (inaccessible for wheelchair users)
    • in front of the door stairs
      • 2 steps
      • the step's height 15cm
      • no contrast line
      • no banister
    • the main door non-automatic hinged door
      • double door of glass
      • the door has wooden frames
      • green contrast line
      • width 93+83 cm
      • threshold 1 cm
      • pump
    • the small entrance hall
      • width 215 cm
      • depth 184 cm
    • the inner door hinged door
      •  double door of glass
      • as contrast green circle
      • width 91+91 cm
      • threshold about 2 cm
      • pump

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Updated: 22.03.2015

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