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Housing for People of All Ages

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New design concepts for living with changing needs. 


Living, through all of life’s phases

New design concepts for living with changing needs

Collective living, multi-generational living, family living, barrier-free living, living and working, living and leisure – a broad range of diversity is determining future concepts of living that should be able to live up to the demands and needs of an ever more eclectic society.

The spectrum of examples in this book of the Detail series is therefore just as diverse. The assortment of projects extends from residential complexes for prams and wheelchairs to elderly-friendly developments to the modernisation or conversion of existing buildings offering an extensive overview of what is on offer. Individual points of focus are structured according to subject in "Housing for People of All Ages“ for example typology, sense and perception, barrier-free construction and upgrading of kitchen and bathroom. Articles by the experts as well as realised projects including large-scale construction drawings present these. The volume also provides addresses of information centres and organisations and further expert knowledge.

* Ground plan zoning – optimum spatial distribution for all phases of life
* Barrier-free apartments – planning and construction clearly explained in large-scale details
* Residential buildings of the future – individual living concepts in multi-generational building


Christian Schittich (Ed.)

176 pp. with numerous drawings and photos
Bound, with dust jacket 23 x 29.7 cm
ISBN 978-3-7643-8119-6