ACCESS TO THE ENVIRONMENT. VOLUME 3: APPENDICES: DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL EXAMPLES OF LEGISLATION, GUIDELINES, STANDARDS AND CRITERIA, BIBLIOGRAPHY, LISTING OF PEOPLE AND ORGANIZATIONS CONTACTED, LOCATIONS OF BARRIER FREE SITES AND GLOSSARY OF TERMS

This third volume in a series of three reference documents for landscape architects and designers presents domestic and international examples of legislation, guidelines, standards and criteria for constructing and redesigning buildings to make them barrier free and therefore accessible to handicapped and disabled persons. Examples are included of Federal, state, and local laws and guidelines, as well as British, Canadian, and Dutch legislation and standards. Specifications for doorways, walkways, sign levels, ramps, rails, elevators, restrooms facilities, public telephones, lighting, floor surfaces, parking areas, buses and trains, and drinking fountains are presented. A list of people and organizations contacted in composing the volumes is provided, as well as a list of locations of barrier-free sites that were discussed in volume 2. A bibliography and glossary of terms is appended.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Also available in set of 3 reports PC E13, PB-290 800-SET.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Landscape Architects

    1750 Old Meadow Road
    McLean, VA  United States  22102

    Department of Housing and Urban Development

    Assistant Secretary for Policy Development & Research
    Washington, DC  United States  20410

    Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board

    1331 F Street, NW, Suite 1000
    Washington, DC  United States  20004-1111
  • Authors:
    • Robinette, G O
  • Publication Date: 1976-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: 651 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00192056
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Contract Numbers: HUD-H-2002-R
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 11 1979 12:00AM