My basket contains:

0 items £0.00

View Basket

£40.00

Add to basket
Price in Euros €45.65
Price in USD $55.77
Select your currency
Calculated price

FREE UK Postage for online orders over £60

Terms and conditions apply

Coming soon:

Age-friendly Housing: Future design for older people

Jeremy Porteus and Julia Park

  • Format: Book

  • Pages: 192

  • Publisher: RIBA Publishing

  • Date Published: Jun 2018

  • Stock Code: 91915

  • ISBN: 9781859468104

  • Binding: Paperback

Average Rating: Be the first to rate this product!
Your Rating:
Total rating: 0 out of 5
Total votes: 0

Description

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.

Dealing mainly with new-build, but with a section on adaptation and refurbishment, this book sets out the underlying design principles that should be applied and the early decisions that must be taken. Richly illustrated with case studies alongside contributions from a range of experts and examples of best practice, this comprehensive resource will inform and empower architects, designers, planners and clients to be braver and wiser in designing with older people in mind.

Post a Review

You need to be logged in to post a review

Customers Who Bought This Also Bought



Loft Conversion Handbook

Loft Conversion Handbook

This book is an easy-to-use handbook, providing architects and builders with up-to-date guidance on managing loft conversions and ensuring they... (more)

£30.00

Add to basket
Age-friendly Housing: Future design for older people Loft Conversion Handbook

Loft Conversion Handbook

Loft Conversion Handbook

This book is an easy-to-use handbook, providing architects and builders with up-to-date guidance on managing loft conversions and ensuring they... (more)

£30.00

Add to basket
Age-friendly Housing: Future design for older people Loft Conversion Handbook

Wheelchair Housing Design Guide: 3rd Edition

Wheelchair Housing Design Guide: 3rd Edition

This guide provides all the information you need to design good quality, wheelchair accessible housing. Filled with practical advice, insightful... (more)

£35.00

Add to basket
Age-friendly Housing: Future design for older people Wheelchair Housing Design Guide: 3rd Edition

Guide to JCT Minor Works Building Contract 2016

Guide to JCT Minor Works Building Contract 2016

Guide to JCT Minor Works, the new edition of Sarah Lupton’s ever popular Guide to MW11, is a practical guide to the operation and... (more)

£38.00

Add to basket
Age-friendly Housing: Future design for older people Guide to JCT Minor Works Building Contract 2016

New Design for Old Buildings

New Design for Old Buildings

Showcasing a range of homes, churches, barns, commercial, and industrial buildings from across the UK, this book demonstrates the SPAB philosophy... (more)

£40.00

Add to basket
Age-friendly Housing: Future design for older people New Design for Old Buildings

CDM 2015: A Practical Guide for Architects and DesignersExtract is available for this book

CDM 2015: A Practical Guide for Architects and Designers

This is the designer’s essential guide to implementing the new CDM 2015 regulations. It provides both a straightforward overview of the key... (more)

£25.00

Add to basket
Age-friendly Housing: Future design for older people CDM 2015: A Practical Guide for Architects and Designers

Recently Viewed