Homes for the Third Age: A Design Guide for Extra Care Sheltered Housing

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Taylor & Francis, 1997 - Architecture - 184 pages
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A design guide to a particular type of housing for the elderly which provides fully independent dwelling units together with the commissioning, designing, buildings and running of sheltered housing schemes. The book sets out principles and offers a comprehensive set of generic plans.
 

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Contents

1 Background
1
2 Design Criteria
28
3 Planning
80
4 Detailed Design
128
5 Environmental Design
196
6 Generic Design
259
Bibliography
328
Index
334
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Robson is a laboratory manager with Systems Sciences Laboratory at the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center.

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