Renovation Diary (Part IV): Camping Out

December 2005
PN;Dec2005, Vol. 59 Issue 12, p70
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the author's experience related to the renovation and architecture for disable persons. The author started the search for an apartment to meet needs. Finding a short-term lease was not the issue. Virtually all rental communities in the Washington D.C., area offer them. The problem would be finding an apartment that was sufficiently accessible to accommodate a disable person. When the search wasn't turning up anything, they met with a contractor and architect to figure out if there was a way for them to live in the basement during construction. They devised a way to add a shower to the half bath there and were trying to figure out how to maintain access to the kitchen.


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