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Homes Without Barriers...A Guide To Accessible Houses.

Author: Bulleyment, A.
Type: Book
Year: 2001


This book lays out the principles to aim for when designing a new house or adapting an existing one, to enable people with disabilities to remain in their own home. It should be viewed as a compendium of useful information and a checklist which sets out first principles and suggests when further information should be sought. It is concerned primarily with private residential buildings. The designs and adaptations covered in this book are generally for people who are able to maintain their lifestyle independently or with a low level of assistance.

Further Details

Pages: 124 p.
Publish Location: Wellington
Publisher: BRANZ (Building Research Association of New Zealand)
ISBN/ISSN: 0 9582161 6 9
Accession Number: 28.8.03
Keywords: mobility, kitchen, bathroom/toilet/lavatory, rail, door, universal, design, modification
Reads: 290