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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The 2010 ADA Standards went into effect in March 2012, mandating the removal of architectural barriers.
2000), where the complaint alleged a few specific examples along with a general allegation that the defendant had "failed to eliminate readily achievable architectural barriers to equal accessibility.
The data gathered from the accessibility survey looked at architectural barrier removal issues, not at program accessibility issues.
The "readily achievable" removal of architectural barriers should be completed by January 26, 1992 for cooperatives with at least 25 employees and by July 26, 1992 for those with 10-25 employees.
People with disabilties face significant problems living here: lack of public transportation, architectural barriers, ice and snow, lack of industry, and isolation.
Title III of the ADA specifically requires the removal of structural or architectural barriers unless doing so creates an "undue hardship.
Sigelman, Vengroff, and Spanhel (1979), based partially on the work of Dudek and his associates (1977), proposed that rehabilitation technologies and practices can be grouped into four main categories: (1) physical interventions, including such procedures as prosthetics and surgery, (2) training and counseling which refers to educational and psychotherapeutic interventions, (3) environmental manipulation, encompassing removal of architectural barriers, adaptation of transportation systems, etc.
Whether the violation is an architectural barrier or a discriminatory policy or action, a court cannot hear a Title III claim until 90 days after the individual with a disability notified the identified defendant, either by registered mail or in person, about the violation.
conservation and maintenance of the public roads of albacete, except local roads and ring road, - renovation of pavements, repair of potholes and subsidence, - sealing of fissures and suppression of architectural barriers, - execution of works of substitute execution or repair of damages made by third parties to property owned by the municipality.
Arona has developed the Integral Accessibility Scheme initiative, covering all types of facilities and services and eliminating architectural barriers in public walkways, public and private buildings, transport, telecommunications and leisure and tourism facilities.
Did you know that the Architectural Barriers Act requires access to all buildings designed, built, altered or leased with federal funds?
These were the result of a 10year review and were more consistent with guidelines for Federal buildings in the Architectural Barriers Act of 1968, which affected buildings designed, constructed, renovated, or leased with Federal funds.

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