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Unpublished Paper
Housing for the Aging
Thesis (2012)
  • Sybil R Idelkope, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Future housing for the elderly should focus more on the psychological stresses of aging, and find solutions for the physical disabilities through this perspective. With design techniques such as biophilic architecture, mixed use and warmer, yet contemporary, materials, elderly housing can feel less institutional, and people can feel like their new home is at least comfortable and supportive of their needs.

  • Architecture,
  • Seniors,
  • Aging,
  • Housing
Publication Date
Spring May 4, 2012
Citation Information
Sybil R Idelkope. "Housing for the Aging" Thesis (2012)
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