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Sunday November 18, 2018

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Living Infrastructure Will Benefit Australia’s Ageing Population
Landscaping
Thursday September 7 2017

Living Infrastructure Will Benefit Australia’s Ageing Population

Australia's ageing population is about to greatly increase the country's demand for living infrastructure.

Draft Wayfinding Standard Released for Comment
Strata
Tuesday December 29 2015

Draft Wayfinding Standard Released for Comment

Wayfinding has been described as “the ease with which one proceeds and is facilitated through an environment from one point of interest to another.”

Should Business Care about Universal Design?
Strata
Tuesday December 1 2015

Should Business Care about Universal Design?

Universal design needs to cross into mainstream design to service a growing market driven by changing demographics and a socially responsible business world looking for new...

Is Planning Failing the Housing Needs of Seniors?
Residential
Tuesday December 1 2015

Is Planning Failing the Housing Needs of Seniors?

Our ageing society is going to put significant pressure on our ability to meet the demands of the senior cohort as the years roll on.

How Do We Design Cities for the Third Age?
Urban Planning
Wednesday September 9 2015

How Do We Design Cities for the Third Age?

Not everyone wants a sea or tree change in retirement. An increasing number of people are deciding to stay put in the cities they know...

Dementia Villages Bring Familiarity and Security to Patients
Public
Thursday September 3 2015

Dementia Villages Bring Familiarity and Security to Patients

Village-inspired facilities that mimic every day life are proving very successful for patients with dementia.

Senior Playgrounds and Universal Design
Landscaping
Tuesday February 17 2015

Senior Playgrounds and Universal Design

New communities need to start planning for the health and well-being of the elderly with suitable spaces that promote social engagement, play and gentle exercise.