Age friendly housing design

Jeremy Porteus and Julia Park Housing LIN

Age-friendly Housing: Future design for older people

Publication date: 2018
Ranking: useful

In their words:

“This book embeds the principles of how we should approach the design of future housing for an ageing population, reminding us that this is not about ‘other people’, but about each of us. This book focuses on anticipating the needs and aspirations of the next generation of older people, and touches on what this implies for our communities, our towns and our cities, as well as for our living spaces. It will look at how well-designed buildings can facilitate the provision of care, support independence and wellbeing while providing companionship and stimulation. It will also examine how to ensure that buildings remain flexible over a long life.”

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