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TechPack: Entrances and Site Design

The Accessible Housing Design File

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

Abstract:

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

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