Describes a supportive, independent future outside of retirement villages and institutions. This book is suitable for seniors who embrace the challenges and opportunities of growing old by creating a community of neighbours and friends in shared co-housing.
Highlights how architecture needs to rise to the challenge of a demographic revolution As people sixty-five and older constitute an ever increasingly proportion of population in most industrialized nations, the design of housing and other built provisions needs to be rethought in order to accommodate this ever-expanding ageing population.
Reflecting the latest findings on how changing demands and emerging concepts are reshaping the senior living industry today, and provides a comprehensive evaluation of the statistics, patterns and innovations impacting the senior living industry and architecture/design communities.
Quality living in old age is one of the key topics of our time. Integrative forms of housing and living emerge from sophisticated design solutions, transcending the boundaries between individual, collective and assisted forms of living.