Accent on Access

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American Society of Landscape Architects Foundation, 1975 - Architecture and the physically handicapped - 45 pages
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Contents

SCOPE AND PURPOSE
2
BUlLDlNGS
8
GENERAL CONSlDERATlON
44
Copyright

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30 inches 36 inches wide 48 inches accepted gaits accessible amber light armrests audio Audio announcements audio warnings basin beyond each side bottom building Bus Stops Buses Buttons cars cations Caution strips common level common level street Cross-overs crossings should meet crosswalk crutch tips crutches curb curb-cut Danger Surfacing dashboard DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATlON direction directional sound doors Drains either side elevator emergency vehicles entrance entrances to buildings exceeds the swing Exit signs extend 1 foot facilitate wheelchairs feet prior Fire Extinguishers Fixed Turning Radius flange flip covers floor following criteria foot beyond foot to either front front-foot platform grab-bars gradient gutter handicapped emblem handicapped persons handicapped section Handrails heard inside Hearing Disabilities heavily trafficked height of 40 inches wide indicate indicate this request knurling Landscape Architects last by regular lavatories least 1 foot Level Crossings level platform level street crossing lever action handle lf ramps lf the walking lift Light fixtures located low pitched sound manholes meet the following minimum height minimum width non-slip non-slip surface onto the platform parking spaces pedestrian traffic percent persons in wheelchairs physically disabled persons pitched sound placed platform or toward portion public telephones Push-bottom dialing Railways raised lettered instructions Raised numbers ramp rear risers seat sidewalk sound indicator Stairs street crossings strips should precede support a minimum swing taxicabs texture toilet paper Toilet rooms traffic lights TRANSPORTATlON 1970 TRAVEL BARRlERS DEPARTMENT tripping is eliminated types of handicapped unloading unloading are located urinals usable vehicles visual directions visual perception visually disabled persons visually impaired persons walk wall or railing warning warns a visually water closet Water fountains wheel wheelchaired persons wheelchairs at street

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