The aim of this chapter is to describe the process that has been carried out for the adaptation of the housing for the elderly model to the Spanish context. Under the perspective of architectural design, new solutions have been implemented for defining an alternative to institutional models. The interest of Lugaritz lifetime homes lies in its innovative approach, which works from two different perspectives, home care and design, both with a common purpose: ageing in place. It is also important to highlight its aim to create knowledge that makes this project a replicable and scalable example from a perspective based on participation, inclusion and design for change.
- Senior housing
- Lifetime homes for the elderly
- Active ageing
- Home care
- Design for change
- Inclusive design
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García-Lantarón, H., Sancho Castiello, M., Azurmendi Ormazabal, M. (2022). Housing for an Active Ageing: Learning and Outcomes from the Danish Paradigm and the Application to the Spanish Context Lugaritz Lifetime Homes in Donostia – San Sebastián. In: Pozo Menéndez, E., Higueras García, E. (eds) Urban Design and Planning for Age-Friendly Environments Across Europe: North and South. Future City, vol 19. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-93875-8_9
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