Living for the Elderly: A Design Manual: A Design Manual Second and Revised Edition [Revised] 3035609802, 9783035609806

Quality living in old age is one of the key topics of our time. Architecture and the building industry contribute innova

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Table of contents :
Inhalt
Preface to the second edition
Universal Design: a declaration of independence
One’s bed, room and house in old age
Perspectives on ageing across various cultures
New forms of living for the elderly
From retirement -communities of care to communities of meaning
Dementia as a mode of being: the living environment and everyday competency
Living and dying in a hospice
On the essence of living: safety – security – orientation
Floor plan design – providing for the changing needs of the elderly
Interior architecture and product design
Gardens for senior citizens – a framework for the design of outdoor spaces
The role of the architect in the care provision and housing markets
Planning and designing for people with dementia
Planning for demand – participatory planning and building as a holistic process
Operators, service providers and clients in the housing and nursing care industries
Project controlling and cost management of housing projects for the elderly
Quality management and user satisfaction surveys
Inter-generational living
Assisted living - Serviced apartments
Living concepts for specific user groups
Living concepts for people with dementia
Residential and nursing homes
Diverse neighbourhoods Housing in mixed-use contexts
Project data
Authors
Bibliography
Index of names
Index of places
Photo credits

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