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Wheelchair Housing Design Guide

Stephen Thorpe and Habinteg Housing Association

  • Format: Book

  • Pages: 124

  • Publisher: BRE/ CRC

  • Date Published: Mar 2006

  • Stock Code: 57621

  • ISBN: 9781860818974

  • Binding: Paperback

Description

The new 2nd edition of this popular title explains how to design and detail a home that is fully manageable by wheelchair users and maximises their independence. This activity-based guide discusses design considerations, requirements and recommendations for various activities carried out within the home; provides design solutions and good practice examples of how to comply with the building accessibility regulations in BS 8300 and Building Regulations Part M; reflects and promotes the values and principles of existing strategies for social inclusion, andpromotes the long-term cost benefits of designing to wheelchair accessibility standards. It includes over 150 detailed diagrams.

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