Tag: The “barrier free“ concept

The “Barrier-Free” Concept

Barrier-free building modification consists of modifying buildings or facilities so that they can be used by people who are disabled or have physical impairments. The term is used primarily in Japan and non-English speaking countries (e.g. German: Barrierefreiheit; Finnish: Esteettömyys), while in English-speaking countries, terms such as “accessibility” and “handicapped accessible” dominate in regular everyday […]