Research Papers/Topics in Architecture

Elderly Housing: Principles and Options

1.0  Introduction Housing  (shelter)  ranks  third  (after  food  and  clothing)  amongst  the  three  basic necessities of mankind. Its provision is thus of paramount consideration. There are different dimensions to defining housing. However, Cutchin (2004) described housing as shelter for human habitation, that is, provision of accommodation – houses and other buildings where people live, considered collectively. A decent home is...