It’s a co-housing life!

Melissa Fernandez (Lancaster University), Kath Scanlon (London School of Economics) and Karen West (Aston University) for Housing LIN

Viewpoint 89 Well-being and age in co-housing life: Thinking with and beyond designDEMOS loneliness report cover

Publication date: January 2018
Ranking: useful

In their words:

“This viewpoint considers how spatial design, resident control and home technologies matter to ‘successful ageing’ in the increasingly popular co-housing communities- both intergenerational and senior. Based on the authors’ long-term research into these schemes, as well as on an interactive learning day that focused on the health and ageing dimensions of co-housing, the authors argue that the physical and mental well-being of older populations in the UK could be enhanced through this model’s social and material practices.”

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