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Designing with nature. Special section: Design for Aging - the growing 60-and-over population presents both an opportunity and a challenge for designers.

Design For Aging

Globally, the rate of growth for the 60-and-over population has surpassed that of every other generational group. This presents both an enormous design opportunity and a daunting challenge. In this section, we review diverse strategies and perspectives in the developing conversation around designing for aging.

Design For Aging

4 mins

Design For Aging - Exchange

A lush center for intergenerational connection suggests a new housing paradigm for Singapore.

Design For Aging - Exchange

2 mins

Design For Aging-Community

On New York Citys Lower East Side, a new development is rebuilding a community that was lost 50 years ago.

Design For Aging-Community

2 mins

Design For Aging-Memory

Junya Ishigamis stalled project for dementia patients prompts writer Laura Raskin to reflect on memory and its role in design for aging.

Design For Aging-Memory

2 mins

Design For Aging-Care

In Newport, Wales, a RIBA-awarded hospice is tailored to the needs of patients, loved ones, and staff.

Design For Aging-Care

2 mins

Design For Aging-Autonomy

In order to create products and services that stay relevant as people age, designers cannot fall into the trap of trying to control every aspect of peoples lives, or assuming that seniors are a monolithic group who share the same needs. As the solutions here show, there is plenty more work to be done to develop sensitive designs that support older adults while preserving their autonomy.

Design For Aging-Autonomy

3 mins

Mindful Spaces

At CannonDesign, a studio is dedicated to bringing behavioral-health-care patients back to their everyday lives.

Mindful Spaces

5 mins

Please Touch

For more than half a century, creatives have attempted to breakthe grip of the master sense, cracking open the experientialworld in the process.

Please Touch

6 mins

Bridging The Divide

Once the center of controversy, El Equipo Mazzantis innovative Bicentenario Park is now the center of Bogots historic core.

Bridging The Divide

3 mins

They're Smart, But Are They Bright?

The building facade is fast becoming one of contemporary architectures discovery zones.

They're Smart, But Are They Bright?

4 mins

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Metropolis Magazine Description:

PublisherMetropolis

CategoryArchitecture

LanguageEnglish

Frequency9 Issues/Year

It’s now easier than ever to enjoy monthly groundbreaking design journalism on your mobile devices. Each issue of Metropolis delivers architecture and design news, topics, and trends FIRST—long before they become mainstream. Professionals in all areas of design, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, technology, industrial design, and graphic design, rely on Metropolis magazine each month for dynamic journalism that spans the gamut of their profession, and shapes the future of design.

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