Residences for the elderly

With the aim of serving as a source of inspiration for new initiatives in this field, the present volume presents diverse architectural models for the ederly, with detailed studies of schemes for geriatric homes, recption centres and specially designed residential schemes for the ederly. We can also see how each designer shows a different approach to establishing a balance between respect for the privacy of residents and the fostering of social activities and encounter. In the areas for the sick, it is intersting to note how all the authors place special care in designing rooms with a large amount of natural lighting, finishes that soften the atmosphere, and bed heights calculated to offer views of the exterior from the position of the body at rest. This slection shows architectural formulas ranging from the splendid and lyrical spaces to the warm solutions.

  • ISBN: 84-86426-94-4
  • Layout: 24x33
  • Pages: 240
  • Cover: Hard cover with 4 inks and plasticized
  • Languages: ENG, SPA
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