Initiative to improve the accessibility of shops in the city of Milan for those who need to have access via a ramp or slide

Through digital fabrication and open source technologies, OpenRampette team co-designed a visible but protected mobile ramp which can be positioned outside of any shop. Together with the device, they also implemented a doorbell receiver to notify the shopkeeper with light, sound or vibration for any assistance request.

Developed by: WeMake makerspace and Municipality of Milan

When: 2015

Where: Milan, Italy

Main actors involved: Makers, shopkeepers and people with disabilities

Topics: Mobility, Co-design

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