Universal Design Ideas for Style, Comfort & Safety

Universal Design Ideas for Style, Comfort & Safety

Book - 2007
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Illustrates how universal design can be integrated into a home through new construction or remodeling, while maintaining up-to-date style and beauty. The book shows how to add comfort and accessibility for people of all ages, from small children to the elderly, especially giving older homeowners the option to remain safely and comfortably in the place they love. Each chapter provides an inspiring overview of what can be done to make individual spaces as accessible as possible for every person, regardless of age, height, weight, and physical ability. The book starts with the front entry, then covers the kitchen, bathroom, living spaces (great room, office and dining area), bedrooms, laundry, and garage. Outdoor living spaces and landscaping are also included. Beautiful, full-color photos on every page provide ideas for design, layout and furniture arrangements, materials, fixtures and appliances. All guidance is backed up by accessibility guidelines culled from expert interviews and sou
Publisher: Kingston, MA : R S Means, c2007
ISBN: 9780876290910
Branch Call Number: 728.0873 UNI 2007
Characteristics: 160 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm

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