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Inclusive housing in an ageing societyInnovative approaches$
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Sheila Peace and Caroline Holland

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9781861342638

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861342638.001.0001

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Inclusive housing

Inclusive housing

Chapter:
(p.235) Eleven Inclusive housing
Source:
Inclusive housing in an ageing society
Author(s):

Caroline Holland

Sheila M. Peace

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861342638.003.0011

Inclusive housing allows individuals to take part fully in their preferred mode of life. This chapter discusses the concept of inclusive housing: what it means, what it implies, and what it demands. With a vision of the future where desirable design features in general housing include planned accessibility and sustainability, this chapter examines inclusive housing and its application to housing the ageing society as well as the issues relating to the aspects of material and social environments, resources, technologies, and issues around choice and self-determination.

Keywords:   inclusive housing, accessibility, sustainability, ageing society, self-determination, social environments

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