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The development of building specifications for "age proof dwellings".

Technology aging: quality of life

Author: Willems, C. G., Van Lieshout, G., Dijcks, B. P.J., Van Parijs, M. M., De Vries, B.
Type: Conference Paper
Year: 2001


A Dutch housing association recently built so called 'age proof dwellings' with provision of care and conditions to support independent living. Within the project , a user requirement analysis of people with special needs was performed to identify aspects of independent living. A user analysis of the first generation of 'age proof dwellings' and a feasibility study on integrated technology in a living environment were carried out. These should give the specifications for the next generation of 'age proof dwellings' and also provide a framework for the implementation of home technology.

Further Details

Pages: 173-179
Publish Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Publisher: International Conference on Technology and Aging
Accession Number: keyword changed 19.9.02
Research Notes: ILL request made 28/06/2013 ILL reply 09/07/2013 "fter an extensive search we have been unable to obtain this from any of our suppliers in Australia or overseas. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause."
Keywords: Europeolderhousing improvementdesignassistive devicetelecommunication
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