Accessible Building Design: A Disabled Users Guide to an Accessible Building
Takes the reader, from the point of view of a wheelchair user, through a typical building that is accessible and shows how most building codes address particular situations. Useful for wheelchair users and architects. Drawings.
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accessible PARKING SPACES accessible public transportation accessible route accessible spaces ambulatory person American National Standard ANSI APPROACH PULL SIDE ASSEMBLY SPACES Building codes CAR CONTROLS clear floor space construction and alteration CONTROLS VENDING MACHINE CURB RAMPS disabled user DRINKING FOUNTAINS ELECTRICAL OUTLET elevators emergency exit entrance VESTIBULE evacuate feet wide fixture foot wide access grab bars grasping or twisting handrails inches jurisdictions JZL JZL KEY PLAN kick plates knee space LATCH least 3 feet LOCATION OF CAR minimum clear minimum width mounting height non-slip OPERABLE CONTROLS VENDING PASSAGE WIDTHS permitted PUBLIC TELEPHONE PULL SIDE PUSH push or pull ramp surface reach of wheelchair REFUGE AREAS require tight grasping seating shown SIDE APPROACH PULL SIDE PUSH SIDE sink space is needed stairs stall designs standard stall Symbol of Accessibility TOILET ROOMS typical vision panels wall wheelchair lift wheelchair users wide access aisle wide door width required WIDTHS FOR WHEELCHAIRS