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Universal design ideas for style, comfort and safety

Type: Book
Year: 2007


Aimed at Architects, builders or owner-builders this book is a very practical look at designing a house based on universal design. Includes design basics and covers all important aspects of design, including entry and access, flooring, lighting, bathrooms, kitchens, laundries, living spaces, and outdoor living. All ideas and suggestions are accompanied by informative illustrations.

Further Details

Pages: 160 p.
Publish Location: Kingston, MA
Publisher: R S Means
ISBN/ISSN: 0876290918 (pbk.) 9780876290910 (pbk.)
Accession Number: September, 2011
Notes: col. ill. ; 28 cm. Includes bibliographical references (p. 154-155) and index.
Keywords: Universal design, bathroom, bedroom, home modification, living room, kitchen, laundry, study, housing
Reads: 415