Design for Aging: 6 Articles That Highlight This Field’s Enormous Opportunities and Challenges

In the October issue, Metropolis Magazine took a deep dive into design for aging—a field that presents enormous design opportunities and a daunting challenges.

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Designed by WOHA, Kampung Admiralty is being heralded as a new model for intergenerational housing in Singapore. Thanks to the combined efforts of Singapore’s Housing & Development Board, the Ministry of Health, and other state agencies, the apartments are affordable and available to anyone 55 or older. Courtesy Lim Weixiang

Globally, the rate of growth for the 60-and-over population has surpassed that of every other generational group. This presents both an enormous design opportunity and a daunting challenge. In these six articles, we review diverse strategies and perspectives in the developing conversation around designing for aging.

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