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Housing: Parking space/garage

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Ramp to carport, carport closedCarport for electric wheelchair
Carport for electric wheelchair ‘Garage’ with remote control.
Carport for half the carCarport for half the car
A half carport combined with a car heater that works by remote control is a good solution in winter for persons unable to scrape the windshield
Garage and path to garageGarage adapted to minivan
In order to avoid a slope for the car ramp, the level of the ground at the side of the garage was raised to the same level as the floor of the car – suitable for persons with compromised arm function
Garage with ramp to the doorGarage in adapted house
Garage for minivan in adapted house
User on the way from house to garageGarage in adapted house
Two-car garage with direct entry to the house – suitable for people with disabilities who drive a van with ramp on the side
User in garage by extra door which is hooked openGarage that still works during power failure
Through a simple modified door, the user can leave the garage even in a power failure
Garage with car and PermobilGarage with plentiful storage
A small garage is arranged so that it is suitable for a wheelchair user
Garage viewed from inside without car, showing hole in front wall on short side as well as side doorModified garage
Modified garage for a person who drives a minivan equipped with a ramp on the side
User on path into the garage (from inside)Path between garage and house in accessible housing
Short dry path between house and garage – important for persons who use electric wheelchairs and who drive cars
Garage door, half openRemote control for garage door
Remote control for garage door - appropriate for people with disabilities who drive
Permobil Trax in garageStorage place for electric wheelchair
Storage place for Permobil in garage