With the passage of the Amer. with Disabil. Act (ADA), nearly every aspect of architectural design comes under close scrutiny for barrier-free access. Here you'll get a full picture of barrier-free design, complete with sketches & examples, surveys & building checklists. It offers a gold mine of design options -- & answers virtually every question on identifying & removing residential barriers. For architects, interior designers, & builders who can use job-tested tips & techniques for designing safe, comfortable, attractive residences that comply with the ADA, as well as for home owners who must create access for the elderly or disabled.
The Accessible Housing Design File emphasizes both universally usabel and marketable environments that have excellent resale value. It covers the full gamut of accessible design and construction options.
Collection of selected, peer reviewed papers from the Second International Conference on Green Building, Materials and Civil Engineering (GBMCE 2013), August 21-23, 2013, Taiwan. Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS). The 401 papers are grouped as follows: Chapter 1: Architecture and Landscape Design, Residential, Regional and Urban Planning, Sustainable City and Ecological Planning; Chapter 2: Environmental Energy, Protection, Technologies and Engineering, Emission Control; Chapter 3: Outdoor, Indoor Engineering and Design, HVAC Technologies; Chapter 4: Materials Engineering and Technologies, Materials in Industrial Processes; Chapter 5: Building Materials and Technologies; Chapter 6: Green Building and Engineering; Chapter 7: Energy Saving Building and Technologies, Photovoltaic and Solar Energy Applications, Energy Control; Chapter 8: Civil Engineering Technologies; Chapter 9: Construction Dynamics, Stability and Strength, Geotechnical and Seismic Engineering; Chapter 10: Modelling and Simulation Technologies; Chapter 11: Project Management and Marketing, Assessment and Safety.
"Need to know how housing is financed? What is Situ construction? Need to define home matching? This encyclopedia provides access to a wealth of information drawn from many disciplines. With more than 500 entries, from abandonment to zoning, these capsules go beyond merely providing definitions of housing topics: they describe, elaborate, and critically assess issues of relevance to a wide variety of readers. Appendixes that cover major federal legislation and list major organizations and journals accompany the entries".--"Outstanding Reference Sources : the 1999 Selection of New Titles", American Libraries, May 1999. Comp. by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALA.
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