Kath Scanlon

Well-being and age in co-housing life: Thinking with and beyond design

Co-housing communities, which are designed to encourage interaction in everyday life and informal mutual support, are often seen as a lifestyle that can improve residents’ health and well-being. This viewpoint considers how spatial design, resident control and home technologies matter to ‘successful ageing’ in the increasingly popular co-housing communities- both intergenerational and senior.

Development of new cohousing: lessons learned from a London scheme for the over-50s

There is increased interest in the UK in cohousing as a desirable alternative for older people.
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