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