Ageing in suburbia : designing for demographic change in Australia and New Zealand
Taylor, Mark & Buys, Laurie (2014) Ageing in suburbia : designing for demographic change in Australia and New Zealand. Architectural Design, 84(2), pp. 54-59.
In the next half-century, Australia's population of people aged over 65 is set to almost double. As a consequence, there is an urgent need in both Australia and New Zealand, where older people value their independence, for housing that fully supports them in their own suburban homes. With only a handful of models in place, Mark Taylor, Professor of Architecture at the University of Newcastle, Australia, and Laurie Buys, a Professor in the School of Design at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, have tracked down some promising precedents for suburban living in adapted homes and within community-based shared housing.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||Special Issue: Designing for the Third Age: Architecture Redefined for a Generation of ‘Active Agers’|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Current > Institutes > Institute for Future Environments
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2014 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.|
|Deposited On:||27 Mar 2014 23:17|
|Last Modified:||11 May 2015 03:47|
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