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Houses with accessibility
Practical Action
Ramp constructed parallel to the plinth wall
2’6” height
of hand rail
This ramp should end at least 3
ft. away from the further side of
the door opening to allow for a
turning circle of minimum 3 ft.
A turning circle of minimum of
3 ft. diameter should be
allocated at the intersection of
all corridors and walkways.
(These are shown in fig. 6.1 &
4’0” wide
Figure 6.1: Type I ramp
1:12 gradient
Floor finishing
Thick rubble
Figure 6.2: Type
II ramp
All surfaces of the floors should have a rough
finish and the floor tiles used should not be
Non-slip type
ceramic floor
Figure 7: Flooring