barrier-free


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barrier-free

Said of a building or facility that is accessible to the handicapped.
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More access resources for some of America's top national parks can also be found on Harrington's Barrier-Free National Parks website at www.
That would be the nightmare scenario if Britain fails to secure a barrier-free trade deal with the EU.
Established in 2011, the Barrier-Free America Award honors and promotes leadership, innovation and action in the architectural, design and construction communities for advancing accessibility.
Right now, Cebu City is considered a PWD friendly city in the country because they have adopted the barrier-free tourism as stipulated in their local ordinance that was enacted by the local legislative body, Zubiaga bared.
In addition, the side grooves for rainwater conventionally located on both sides inside the outer tunnel have been totally removed, enabling the realization of a completely barrier-free space permitting smooth and safe mobility even for passengers using a wheelchair.
Other speakers from various walks of life also recommended a barrier-free society for all including disabled.
laws and guidelines and Department policies on barrier-free accessibility.
Around 3,500 railway stations and 60 bus terminals across Japan are subject to the change to be worked out by the end of March so that barrier-free access at these places will be realized by March 2021, according to the sources linked with the transport ministry.
A 20% markup in floor area ratio will be provided to green buildings or buildings featuring anti-earthquake function, the adoption of green materials, barrier-free environment, or energy- or water-conservation.
Barrier-Free Theatre is an extensive and invaluable manual for teachers and anyone else responsible for accommodating the special needs of children and adults with disabilities.
When designing and creating accessible public transportation and a related barrier-free environment, it is crucial to apply a system approach for resolving these complex issues.
When you consider ADA requirements for accessibility and the movement toward universal design, we are seeing more low-threshold and barrier-free showers being installed in new facilities and during remodels of pre-existing buildings.