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Applying the ADA [electronic resource] : Designing for The Americans with Disabilities Act Standards for Accessible Design in Multiple Building Types / Marcela Rhoads.

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Author/Creator:
Rhoads, Marcela Abadi.
Publication:
Hoboken : Wiley, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (338 p.)
Subjects:
Barrier-free design -- United States.
United States. Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
United States. Architectural Barriers Act of 1968.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
"By showing how the Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG) has been applied in various contexts and building types, this illustrated book helps readers quickly understand the requirements of the ADAAG. Building types covered include healthcare facilities, elementary schools, hospitality facilities, office buildings, college and university facilities, retail and mixed-use facilities, performing arts facilities, and senior living. The author will note both new construction and renovations. The author, an architect, consults regularly on accessibility issues for clients including design professionals, building owners, and facility managers"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Applying the ADA : Designing for The 2010 Americans with Disabilities Act Standards for Accessible Design in Multiple Building Types; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; History; Summary; Chapter 1 General Guidelines; General Guidelines; Building Blocks; Accessible Routes; General Site; Changes in Level; Accessible Entrances; Interior Accessible Route; Plumbing Fixtures; Communication Features; Summary; Chapter 2 Retail and Mixed-Use Facilities; Introduction; Shopping Malls; Site Arrival Points; Minimum Number of Parking Spaces Closest to the Entrances; Accessible Route to Entrances
Accessible EntrancesInterior Accessible Route to Spaces; Retail Spaces; Checkout and Sales Counters; Dressing and Fitting Rooms; Employee Areas; Common-Use Spaces; Food Court; Play Areas; Strip Shopping Center; Site Arrival Point; Parking; Accessible Route; Tenant Entrances; Lifestyle Center; Parking; Accessible Route; Residential Facilities/Offices on Upper Floors; Summary; Chapter 3 Primary Education; Introduction; Administrative Areas; Employee Work Areas; Service Areas; Service Yards and Loading Docks; General Application for Children Areas; Reach Ranges and Operating Mechanisms
Dining and Work SurfacesToilet Rooms and Elements; Drinking Fountains; Toilet Compartments; Water Closets and Accessories; Mirrors; Lavatories and Sinks; Dressing and Fitting Rooms; Signage; Ramps and Stairs; Assembly Areas; Outdoor Play Areas; Transportation Facilities; Passenger Loading Zones; Bus Loading Zones; Summary; Chapter 4 Secondary and Post-Secondary Education; Introduction; Accessible Sites and Parking; Bus Loading Zones; Location and Dispersion of Parking; Leased/Assigned Parking; Playing Fields and Exterior Athletic Facilities; General Accessible Areas; Security Barriers
Temporary Structures and FacilitiesAssembly Areas; Classrooms; Other Box Seating and Outdoor Seating; Performance Areas; Assistive Listening Systems (ALS); Ticket Booths and Concession Stands; Libraries; Physical Education Facilities; Exercise Machines and Equipment; Dressing, Fitting, and Locker Rooms; Swimming Pools; Other Spectator Sports Areas; Dining Facilities; Administrative Areas; Housing at a Place of Education; Kitchens; Multi-Bedroom; Apartment or Townhouse Facilities; Summary; Chapter 5 Hospitality; Introduction; New Construction; Existing Facilities; Public and Guest Areas
Guest Rooms with Mobility Features or Communications FeaturesExamples; Summary; Chapter 6 Healthcare and Senior Living Communities; Introduction; Different Types of Healthcare; Alterations to Existing Healthcare and Long-Term Care Facilities; General Guidelines; Accessible Routes; Individual Spaces; Patient and Resident Sleeping Rooms; Summary; Chapter 7 Amusement Parks and Play Areas; Site Arrival; Play Areas; Ground Play Components; Elevated Play Components; Accessible Route; Entry Points and Seats; Play for Visually and Hearing Impaired; Amusement Rides; Fishing Piers; Summary
Chapter 8 Historic Preservation and Remodels
Notes:
Includes index.
ISBN:
1-299-44912-3
1-118-41869-7
OCLC:
836403261
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