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Adaptable housing: better homes for everyone.

Technical Aid To The Disabled Journal

Author: Pratt, R.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1996


The author has written an overview of the philosophy that adaptable housing design is good design for everyone, providing for "whole of life" housing. Older people, people who acquire a disability (temporary or permanent), or families with a disabled child can remain in their homes, maintaining their relations with the community. If a home does need to be modified, renovations can be carried out with minimal disruption and cost.

Further Details

Pages: 20-23
Volume: 16
Issue: 1
Accession Number: September, 2011
Notes: Retain Print copy
Keywords: older, mobility, design, modification
Reads: 293