TITLE

How to Find the Right Architect

AUTHOR(S)
Peredo Lopez, Carol
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
PN;Feb2009, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article recommends the American Institute of Architects (AIA) to paraplegic veterans in the U.S. who are looking for an architect who can draw up a plan to make accessible modifications to their homes. AIA has chapters throughout the U.S. and most of them have lists of members in their area who specialize in home design. Contact information is provided for interested parties.
ACCESSION #
36056775

 

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