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Making buildings accessible to all.


Author: McRae, R.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 2000


Nearly one in five New Zealanders live with the effects of a disability. When refurbishing or altering a non-domestic building, an important consideration is the provision of access and other facilities for people with disabilities. The ideal is to design accessible facilities with features which are universally acceptable and usable by all communities.

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Pages: 38-42
Issue: Jan/Feb
Accession Number: September, 2011
Notes: Not available online
Keywords: New Zealand, mobility, lift, ramp, design, regulation compliance, legislation compliance
Reads: 244