TITLE

Aesthetics Meets ADA Compliance

AUTHOR(S)
Williams, Del
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
PN;Oct2008, Vol. 62 Issue 10, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how aesthetics could comply with Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) access requirements. It states that, it is a challenge for builders and architects to meet ADA requirements. Limited design selection can conflict with aesthetics especially with historic properties which can be disrupted by disjointed design element. Statements from architect and wheelchair user Harold Kiewel, as well as from Straughan Hardware owner, Eric Magdal are presented. INSET: Determination Pays Off.
ACCESSION #
34288585

 

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