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Volume 27: Aging

Volume 27: Aging

I never can get enough of Volume. This issue is loaded with provocative articles that stimulate discussion about a pressing reality, the dramatic demographic shift in the age of human populations. Throughout this issue there are articles like Martti Kalliala’s that push the boundaries of the discussion. Looking at the rapid increases in average life expectancy, Kalliala’s asks what the world will be like if we could live to a thousand? These types of articles are supplemented by exposés into existing and proposed retirement communities and nursing homes. This, as Volume always does, gives a nice balance to the intellectual inquiry and practical application.


2 Editorial / Arjen Oosterman 4 The Longevity Revolution and Other Tales of Aging / Deane Simpson 6 An Age-old Problem / Timothy Moore 8 Pyramids / Martti Kalliala 12 Mediating the Brief / Erhard An-He Kinzelbach 14 Nursing Home Hainburg / Architecture Christian + Erhard An-He Kinzelbach

18 A Manifesto for New Aging / Matthias Hollwich 19 An Architect in the Gray Zone / Matthias Hollwich interview 24 The Coming of Age / AA Bronson interview 28 Aging in Place – New York’s Captive Population / C-Lab

42 Counting Stoops / Michael Gusmano interview 45 In the Long Run – Design Thinking in Finland / Bryan Boyer 48 Outside Our Comfort Zone / Indy Johar 49 Trust – Part One: Trust, Design and Aging (Insert)

89 Cities as Software / Marcus Westbury 92 Design Age / Jeremy Myserson interview 95 Merging Old and New / Paul Meurs interview 98 Hibernation / Sander van Wettum 110 One Billion AD / Geoff Manaugh 114 Bio-technical Arrangements of the Aged Body / Deane Simpson 116 The Persistence of the Iranian Bazaar / Azadeh Mashayekhi and Negar Sanaan Bensi 124 The Villages of Florida / Deane Simpson

138 Wheels / Deane Simpson

144 Reconstruction: Dream or Trauma / Joos van den Dool 150 Construction Materials Lifespan in Years / AMO

152 Stealth Care / Arons & Gelauff interview 155 Care Cluster and Senior Housing / Architecture Manuel Ocaña

162 Housing for Elderly People Alcácer do Sal / Architecture Aires Mateus 167 Turn-key Home/Two in One, Puttershoek / Katarina Seda 174 It’s Too Late! / Supersudaca 184 Colophon 184 Corrections/Additions

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Christopher Henry
Cite: Christopher Henry. "Volume 27: Aging" 15 Jun 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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