Adapted house

Wheelchair accessible single-story house with garden

Adapted house in a garden
Adapted house in a garden

Description
This one-story house is at ground level; there are no differences in levels, only minimal thresholds.

Users comments
The user and his wife built the house themselves. They started with a catalog design. The user’s sister-in-law is an architect and helped to modify the plan to make it accessible.

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This tip is from 2006

Adapted house in a garden
Adapted house in a garden

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Workroom
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Handle on door as door closer
Handle on door as door closer
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Tipsare: Lars

Lars lives togeher with his wife in a house in the countryside. He is working part time. Since 1967 he has a high paraplegia. He does not need any assistance.