architectural barrier


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architectural barrier

An architectural feature that creates inaccessibility or prevents the free movement of disabled people within a building.
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It also requires public accommodations to ensure that individuals with disabilities are not denied access to goods and services because of the absence of auxiliary aids, unless their provision would cause an "undue burden," and requires removal of architectural barriers in existing public accommodations if barrier removal is "readily achievable.
The Architectural Barriers Act of 1968 required accessibility in buildings constructed with federal funds.
Community advocacy activities, which were conducted by all of the centers, addressed the removal of architectural barriers.
Some examples of architectural barriers requiring removal, to conform to the standards of the new "ADA Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities" (ADAAG), would be:
Eighty-five percent of the provider sample stated that architectural barriers present a problem in locating available housing placements for their clients.
Restoration of ancient monumental factory, with interventions aimed to eliminate moisture in the walls; external interventions on the facades with rifazione parts of plaster and cleaning of the stones; interventions to the internal walls with rifazione parts of plaster; interventions to the roofing sheet iron with their replacement with copper tiles,, spartineve steel; removal of architectural barriers to access to the same by means of a lift; compliance with the new regulations of the electrical installation; photovoltaic system; accommodation outside paths, etc.
GSA has been at the forefront of removing architectural barriers in our public buildings," said David L.
The classic image of the movement to eliminate architectural barriers is someone, usually a man, in a wheelchair positioned near a flight of steps or some other similar obstacle, stressing a message that implies that we must adapt the environment for people in wheelchairs.
The federal Access Board, created by Congress to help develop accessibility guidelines for facilities covered by the Americans with Disabilities and the Architectural Barriers acts, is currently working with the financial industry and consumers on increasing accessibility by blind and visually impaired consumers to ATMs.
This end-point approach delivers an accurate and holistic performance metric, which architectural barriers of traditional alternatives prohibit.
architectural barriers, lack of suitable transport and medical problems.
Just as the law leveled architectural barriers and made it possible for everyone to enjoy equal access to places like post offices and government buildings, section 508 is a road map for opening the Internet to people regardless of perceptual or motor impairments," stated CTA Chief Executive Officer Tom Velez.

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