Knack Universal Design: A Step-by-Step Guide to Modifying Your Home for Comfortable, Accessible Living by Barbara Krueger, Nika Stewart | | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Knack Universal Design: A Step-by-Step Guide to Modifying Your Home for Comfortable, Accessible Living

Knack Universal Design: A Step-by-Step Guide to Modifying Your Home for Comfortable, Accessible Living

by Barbara Krueger, Nika Stewart
     
 

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It happens to almost all of us sooner or later: Home, Sweet Home turns sour as life becomes an obstacle course. But it doesn't have to. Interior spaces, especially homes, can be made easily accessible to everyone, regardless of mobility or ability. Enter Knack Universal Design. With 450 full-color, step-by-step photos, this is the essential primer to a vital

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It happens to almost all of us sooner or later: Home, Sweet Home turns sour as life becomes an obstacle course. But it doesn't have to. Interior spaces, especially homes, can be made easily accessible to everyone, regardless of mobility or ability. Enter Knack Universal Design. With 450 full-color, step-by-step photos, this is the essential primer to a vital new approach to design and building. From easier-to-live-with appliances to fixtures, flooring, lighting, electrical considerations, color choices, traffic flow, and structural adaptations, this incomparable guide shows hundreds of ways to make your own surroundings barrier-free, and to help others do the same. 450 full-color photos covering:Entries & Doorways
• Flooring Kitchen Counters & SinksHand Helpers
• BathroomsLiving & Dining RoomsBedrooms
• StorageHalls & Stairs
• Landscaping

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781599216133
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
04/13/2010
Series:
Knack: Make It Easy Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.06(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.76(d)

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Meet the Author

Barbara Krueger was one of the first individuals to earn a Seniors Housing Marketing Designation (SHMS) from the National Council on Seniors Housing (NCOSH) under National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), has been a recognized expert in seniors housing marketing for 25+ years. She founded the award-winning Web site SeniorResource.com. She is a requested speaker on marketing, seniors and seniors-on-line topics. Nika Stewart is an award-winning designer, national speaker, design business coach, and leader in the home fashion industry. Her designs have appeared in national magazines, and she is the publisher of the weekly e-zine To Your Success. Visit her at NikaStewart.com.

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