Living for the Elderly (Design Manuals) by Birkhauser
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Quality living in old age is one of the important topics of our time. Architects and builders can contribute innovative types of housing, intelligent concepts for barrier-free buildings, and advanced systems of care for people who are fragile or suffering from dementia. Intelligent design solutions can push back the limits on housing and care, on residential architecture and care facilities, on individual, collective, and assisted forms of housing, and even on the various phases of life in favor of a comprehensive trend toward integrated forms of housing. This volume in the series Design Manuals optimizes the concept, content, and presentation of the series to improve its use by the customer. A third of the volume provides detailed expert information from around fifteen contributors, including general questions of energy management and sustainability, open space, and product design. A section of examples provides a building typology, presenting approximately forty international buildings in analyses of up to eight pages that offer exemplary solutions for multigenerational buildings, assisted living, housing for people with dementia and other special target groups, old persons homes, nursing homes, and integrated projects. Qualitätvolles Leben im Alter ist eines der großen Themen unserer Zeit. Architektur und Bauwesen tragen dazu innovative Wohnformen, intelligente Konzepte für Barrierefreiheit sowie fortschrittliche Betreuungsstrukturen für gebrechliche und demenzerkrankte Menschen bei. Anspruchsvolle Entwurfslösungen lassen die Grenzen zwischen Wohnen und Pflege, zwischen Wohnungsbau und Pflegewirtschaft, zwischen individuellen, kollektiven und begleiteten Wohnformen und auch zwischen den verschiedenen Lebensphasen immer weiter zurücktreten, zugunsten eines umfassenden Trends zu integrativen Wohnformen. Mit diesem Band wird die Reihe Entwurfsatlanten in Konzeption, Inhalten und Darstellung zugunsten eines höher