This annotated bibliography provides a guide to the state - of - the - art knowledge and literature on architectural barriers and barrier free design. Every attempt has been made to identify and review all relevant documents through December 1976. The format for citations consists of bibliographic information, descriptors, and an annotation or abstract. The major subject areas contained in the guide are: architecture by type of building and barrier elements; transportation by transit systems, by mode and by fixed facilities, streets, highways and pedestrians; parks and recreation; standards, legislation, and legal matters; general statistics and human factors research; disabilities by type; attitudes of professionals, handicapped persons, elderly persons and the public; aid and devices for handicapped persons; and information resources and audio / visual aids. Citations range from research studies, surveys, literature reviews, books, dissertations, journal articles and other professional literature to more general information for consumers and the public such as pamphlets, booklets, flyers, fact sheets, press releases and manufacturer's specifications. Appendices include listings of travel guides for the handicapped and periodicals and organizations related to barrier free environment or services for the handicapped or elderly.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Systems Group, Incorporated

    1228 M Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20036

    Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board

    1331 F Street, NW, Suite 1000
    Washington, DC  United States  20004-1111
  • Publication Date: 1977-1

Media Info

  • Pagination: 231 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00198140
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 15 1981 12:00AM