This guide suggests products and designs conceived to create comfortable, functional environments for everyone regardless of age or ability. The ideas are described and illustrated to assist you and your remodeler in planning your home modification project. The ideas in the book are intended for use in remodeling private homes. Their purpose is to help make the average home more functional and easier for everyone to use. The suggested features do not necessarily provide home access for all people with specific physical limitations. Extensive illustrations.Universal design is a developing approach to creating liveable, marketable environments for everyone as common practice in design. ... Incorporating universal features into a home during a typical remodeling or rehabilitation project will not change the appearance of ... Surveys show most of us want to grow old at home.
|Title||:||Residential Remodeling and Universal Design Making Homes More Comfortable and Accessible|
|Author||:||Carol Schaake, Carol Schaake Barrier Free Environments, inc Ron Mace Rex Pace, Ron Mace, Rex Pace|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 1996-12-01|