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Living for the Elderly : A Design Manual (Hardcover) (Eckhard Feddersen & Insa Lu00fcdtke)

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This manual contains 16 chapters that outline the principles and processes of planning and designing for the elderly, along with about 40 projects in inter-generational living, assisted living, residential and nursing homes, for specific user groups and people with dementia, and in mixed-use contexts in Europe, the US, and Japan. Architects, gerontologists, and other specialists from Europe and the US discuss topics like Universal Design; aging in different cultures; new forms of living for the elderly; different models of housing; dementia and design; hospices; floor plan design; interior architecture and product design; design of outdoor spaces; the role of the architect; planning for demand; operators, service providers, and clients in the housing and nursing care industries; project controlling and cost management; and quality management and user satisfaction surveys. Projects include information on the architect, client, completion, useable floor area, and units and capacity, as well as descriptions, photos, and plans. Annotation ©2018 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 239
Genre: Architecture
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Birkhauser Architecture
Author: Eckhard Feddersen & Insa Lu00fcdtke
Language: English
Street Date: October 23, 2017
TCIN: 53204195
UPC: 9783035608441
Item Number (DPCI): 248-56-5130
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