Residential Design for Aging in Place / Edition 1

Residential Design for Aging in Place / Edition 1

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by Drue Lawlor, Michael A. Thomas
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0470056142

ISBN-13: 9780470056141

Pub. Date: 08/18/2008

Publisher: Wiley

Consult Residential Design for Aging In Place, the key reference for designing homes for aging people, if you seek to understand how to create effective spaces for the elderly. Interior designers, architects, and homebuilders are increasingly asked by clients to design homes to allow for adaptation over time, and this is the definitive guide, endorsed by the

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Consult Residential Design for Aging In Place, the key reference for designing homes for aging people, if you seek to understand how to create effective spaces for the elderly. Interior designers, architects, and homebuilders are increasingly asked by clients to design homes to allow for adaptation over time, and this is the definitive guide, endorsed by the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID). Find case study examples of good design solutions for designing for aging in place from two authors who are highly respected fellows of the ASID.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470056141
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/18/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
8.17(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Introduction: GROWING UP AND GETTING WISER.

CHAPTER 1 Designs for Independence.

CHAPTER 2 The American Senior Tsunami.

CHAPTER 3 Laws, Codes, and Regulations.

CHAPTER 4 Assessing the Aging Process.

CHAPTER 5 Exterior Freedoms.

CHAPTER 6 Creating Living Spaces.

CHAPTER 7 Creating Private Places.

CHAPTER 8 Designing the Kitchen.

CHAPTER 9 Designing the Bathroom.

CHAPTER 10 The Rest of the House.

CHAPTER 11 Design Beyond Age.

APPENDIX A Building Professional Alliances.

APPENDIX B From Civil Rights to Universal Design and Beyond.

APPENDIX C Products and Vendors.

APPENDIX D Common Diseases and Disabilities.

Index.

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Guest More than 1 year ago
I can't wait for this book to get out. Its about time design professionals realize that they will need to design places that will permit their clients to choose how and where they will live as they get older. The authors are timely and right on target with assembling this information. Many thanks.