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Accessibility for mobility-impaired persons  ©

Opening doors

Provide adequate space for opening doors.

Doorways: A + B must be equal to 2.00 metres at least . B must be at least 0.70 m for a wheelchair to pass.

Free space in front of doorways: C + D must be equal to 1.20 metres at least.

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Ingenieur-and-Architekten Verband (SIA), Zurich, Switzerland.
Schweiz Invaliden-Verband (SIV), Olten, Switzerland.

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