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Universal design : a step-by-step guide to modifying your home for comfortable, accessible living

Author: Barbara Krueger; Nika Stewart; Gail M Sullivan; Mark Davidson
Publisher: Guilford, CT : Knack, an imprint of Globe Pequot Press, [2010] ©2010
Series: Knack make it easy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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It happens to almost all of us sooner or later: Home, sweet home turns sour as life becomes an obstacle course. But it doesn't have to. Interior spaces, especially homes, can be made easily accessible to everyone, regardless of mobility or ability. Enter Knack Universal Design. With 450 full-color, step-by-step photos, this is the essential primer to a vital new approach to design and building. From  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Krueger; Nika Stewart; Gail M Sullivan; Mark Davidson
ISBN: 9781599216133 1599216132
OCLC Number: 317451128
Description: xii, 244 pages : color illustrations ; 21 x 22 cm.
Contents: Life cycles --
Entries and doorways --
Flooring treatments --
Kitchen work surfaces --
Kitchen storage --
Kitchen appliances --
Arthritis hand aids --
Bathroom fixtures --
Tubs & showers --
Living and dining rooms --
Home office & den --
Bedrooms --
Storage & organizing --
Halls & stairs --
Color considerations --
Windows & treatments --
Lighting --
Other elements --
Landscaping & gardening --
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Series Title: Knack make it easy.
Other Titles: Step-by-step guide to modifying your home for comfortable, accessible living
Knack universal design
Responsibility: Barbara Krueger and Nika Stewart ; medical review by Gail M. Sullivan ; principal photography by Mark Davidson.
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From the basics to insider practical tips on the latest trends and products, readers will learn what it takes to create a home that makes life easier.  Read more...

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