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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.
Year: 2001
Type: Conference Paper


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.

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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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