DEFINING THE ISSUES. Low- to High-Rise Housing for Relatively Independent Older People. The Aging Process. Designing for the Elderly--General Issues. Formulating Design Objectives. SITE PLANNING AND DESIGN. Site Development Patterns: The Surrounding Neighborhood and On-Site Conditions. Major Site-Planning Elements. DESIGNING FOR OUTDOOR USE. Designing for Recreation and Pleasure Use of the Outdoors. Site Design Elements for Recreation and Pleasure. Amenities and Design Detailing. SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION. Summary by Design Stage. Conclusion. Bibliography. Appendix. Index.
Diane Y. Carstens is the author of Site Planning and Design for the Elderly: Issues, Guidelines, and Alternatives, published by Wiley.