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a solid structure that encloses an area or separates one area from another

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The authorities responsible for solving the problems of disabled people by means of eliminating architectural barriers that prevent or hinder free mobility of such persons are the poviat-level authorities.
During the research we examined the quality as perceived by people with disabilities in the field of architectural barriers. This publication focuses on issues relating to quality factors in relation to architectural barriers.
Architectural barriers are an affront wherever they're found - but they're especially offensive in a new building, where simple principles of accessibility can be incorporated without costly or aesthetically jarring retrofits.
You prepare clients for home and then find out that the home is fraught with architectural barriers they had never thought of as potential obstacles to their returning home.
Editorial for the newsletter covers such topics as Americans with Disabilities Act, discrimination, education (including the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act), employment, housing and zoning, mental disabilities, public accomodations, architectural barriers, insurance issues (including disputes over disability benefits), transportation, state anti-discrimination laws, and the Rehabilitation Act.
* Removal of architectural barriers in buildings or vehicles.
And it's a history lesson about the growing awareness of disabilities and the need to remove architectural barriers.
Late last year, the federal Access Board announced its plans "to revise and update its accessibility guidelines for buildings and facilities covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act...and the Architectural Barriers Act of 1968." Among its recommendations: Make fire alarms more useful to deaf people by adding a flashing strobe light to the devices' familiar shrieks.
Efforts also are underway to consolidate and revise guidelines under ADA and the Architectural Barriers Act.
Also, tenants are looking for buildings that comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) which calls for the removal of architectural barriers -- this can be accomplished through these types of renovations.
Other environmental concerns include removal of transportation, educational, and architectural barriers. Empowered consumers will demand access to education (Donovan, 1988) to achieve their individual potential.
* facilities and architectural barriers designed to deter and delay an adversary
The office building will be brought into compliance with the Architectural Barriers Act Accessibility Standard.
Access Board under the Architectural Barriers Act (ABA).
Wheelchair lifts overcome architectural barriers and provide access.
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