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TechPack: Entrances and Site Design

The Accessible Housing Design File

Author: Barrier Free Environments Inc,
Type: Book Section
Year: 1991


Provides information on the proper grading and placement of a house on a building site to eliminate the need for costly and unsightly ramps. Also includes various strategies for designing an accessible entrance. For people with a mobility impairment a key accessibility issue is eliminating steps at entrances and along routes to amenities. This booklet provides some options to choose from in creating or modifying a home for easy accessibility.

Further Details

Alt Title: Entrances and Site Design
Pages: 39
Edition: reprint
Publish Location: Raleigh, N. Carolina
Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold
Accession Number: 15.10.04
Keywords: design, mobility, entry/atrium, parking, wall, floor, ramp, lift, modification
Reads: 234