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How do we combat ageism through design?

How do we combat ageism through design?

At a recent panel discussion, entitled Designing To Defy Ageism, panellists looked to dissolve the myths around age brackets and what we may assume people need and want at a certain age. What came out of the event was a much wider discussion around understanding the needs and desires of an end-user.

How linear drains are delivering universal design for aged care

How linear drains are delivering universal design for aged care

In aged care environments, a universal design approach ensures elderly residents can live with ease and safety. Seamless solutions like Stormtech’s linear drainage are the perfect fit for this. We break it down for you.

Sibling Architecture poses a ‘New Agency’ model to solve Australia’s housing crisis

Sibling Architecture poses a ‘New Agency’ model to solve Australia’s housing crisis

In part two of our series covering Sibling Architecture’s New Agency research, IndesignLive looks at the final section and a proposed solution to Australia’s housing challenges.

Will intergenerational living provide a blueprint for Australia’s future housing?

Will intergenerational living provide a blueprint for Australia’s future housing?

In part two of our series covering Sibling Architecture’s New Agency research, IndesignLive talks with Sibling directors Timothy Moore and Qianyi Lim to discuss intergenerational housing.

Sibling Architecture conceives “radical” solution to housing problems

Sibling Architecture conceives “radical” solution to housing problems

As Australia ages, will its residents be able to access fair, accessible and affordable housing? Sibling Architecture has proposed a “radical” and cross-generational solution to housing problems, based on three years of research.

Don’t underestimate the design potential of durable flooring

Don’t underestimate the design potential of durable flooring

The trade-off between design versatility and performance is officially over in the world of durable flooring, thanks to these two Polyflor solutions.

Reinventing the wheel of furniture for aged care

Reinventing the wheel of furniture for aged care

With an increasing need for premium health environments, Workspace offers bespoke and standard furniture options readymade for innovative spaces.

Resting the Case for Ageing in Place, at Scale

Resting the Case for Ageing in Place, at Scale

Greenway Views, designed by Gray Puksand for LDK Healthcare and Cromwell Property, rewrites the book on design for aged care – and it strikes a chord.

Bernard Salt AM on the future of aged care design

Bernard Salt AM on the future of aged care design

If we’re going to disrupt the aged care sector, who better to bring on the journey than Baby Boomers? Futurist and demographer Bernard Salt AM believes they have the perfect ‘get up and go’ disposition to make ‘ageing’ all the rage.

A look at aged care: SummitCare Baulkam Hills with Designer Rugs

A look at aged care: SummitCare Baulkam Hills with Designer Rugs

In CHADA’s recently completed SummitCare Baulkham Hills, custom designed rugs and carpet play a critical role in creating a beautiful yet high-tech aged care living environment.

Indesign #71 is Hitting Shelves Now

Indesign #71 is Hitting Shelves Now

In this issue – The ‘design pharmacy’ issue – co-editors Alice Blackwood and Sophia Watson invite you to ‘get’ well, to really understand and consider what this newly defined ‘health economy’ means.

Aged-care can be beautiful: Gandel House at Emmy Monash Aged-Care by Bates Smart

Aged-care can be beautiful: Gandel House at Emmy Monash Aged-Care by Bates Smart

What is interior design’s responsibility in revolutionising aged-care environments? The new Emmy Monash Aged-Care facility in Melbourne’s Caufield has all the luxury commodities of a contemporary multi-residential complex. From thoughtfully considered finishes through to superior shared facilities, no expense has been spared on residents’ comfort and quality of life.