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Master of Architecture (M.Arch.)
Year Degree Awarded
Month Degree Awarded
Architecture, Seniors, Aging, Housing
Future housing for the elderly should focus more on the psychological stresses of aging, and find solutions for the physical disabilities through this perspective. With design techniques such as biophilic architecture, mixed use and warmer, yet contemporary, materials, elderly housing can feel less institutional, and people can feel like their new home is at least comfortable and supportive of their needs.
Advisor(s) or Committee Chair
Miller Pollin, Sigrid