Monthly Archives: December 2013

Architects for Urban Aging – Postscript

Should the holiday season goal to be “befriend an architect”? Yes I will. Architect Matthew Barac was a perfect choice as the closer to the Royal Institute of British Architects report – Silver Linings: The Active Third Age and The … Continue reading

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Architects for Urban Aging – 6

Is it perhaps coincidental? These last blog posts end the year where I began in January 2013, with the five part series titled “The Houses that Seniors Built”. Community design for urban aging. Affordable. Alternative. Adaptable. Seems to be the … Continue reading

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Architects for Urban Aging – 5

Architect Matthew Barac is a senior lecturer and research lead in the architecture program at the London South Bank University. Reading his impressive profile you get a strong sense that he is globally well respected and sought after for his … Continue reading

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Architects for Urban Aging – 4

City Networks: the Pop Up University. Scenario 5 – 2030; Silver Linings: The Active Third Age and The City. Life long learning isn’t a new thing. Example; if you go back to the 18th century to the Paris salon of … Continue reading

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Architects for Urban Aging – 3

Why wait seventeen years? The second 2030 scenario in Silver Linings: The Active Third Age and The City is real in 2013. Intergenerational living. Likely research findings in Canada wouldn’t be far off from the UK, when this RIBA report … Continue reading

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