A New Archetype for Elderly Design: Creating a Nurturing Environment for the Aging
Nowak, Daniel W.
Savannah, Ga. : Savannah College of Art and Design
Thesis (M.Arch.) -- Architecture
Savannah College of Art and Design -- Department of Architecture
Includes bibliographical references (p.223).
This study intends to improve the livelihood of the elderly through architecture and the built environment. In studying the changes that occur in the human mind throughout the aging process, along with increasing physical limitations and how one’s immediate surroundings affect this process, this study will contrive an improved method of design for residential communities to help alleviate some of the difficulties burdening the aging population in this country.
CHAIR: Munilla, Fernando
EDITOR: Brown, Daniel
TOPIC CONSULTANT: Gonano, Christina
PDF : 233 p. : ill