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Building for Boomers (McGraw-Hill Construction Series) (Hardback)
  • Building for Boomers (McGraw-Hill Construction Series) (Hardback)

Building for Boomers (McGraw-Hill Construction Series) (Hardback)

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Hardback 304 Pages / Published: 16/04/2010
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Design and Build Housing for the Boomer Generation

This unique resource provides the latest housing data, options, and trends to help you plan, design, and construct homes and communities to meet the requirements and expectations of aging baby boomers. There are 77 million boomers in the United States alone who continue to set the new, higher standard for product change and innovation as they have been doing for decades. Building for Boomers offers targeted information for architects, builders, engineers, developers, remodelers, and suppliers interested in capitalizing on this exploding market.


Plan neighborhoods based on local and regional factors, including zoning and other regulationsUnderstand different types of neighborhoods, such as age-targeted, mixed generations, transit-oriented design (TOD), traditional neighborhood developments (TNDs), cohousing, and othersIntegrate aging in place, universal, and green building design conceptsIncorporate technology infrastructure into your designs, including communication, entertainment, lighting, environment, protection, and healthcareDesign single family homes, townhouses, condos, and apartmentsExplore various design options for living spaces, bedrooms, kitchens, bathrooms, and storageStay informed of growing trends such as green construction and smart homesDetermine and develop your niche

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
ISBN: 9780071599818
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 737 g
Dimensions: 241 x 193 x 26 mm

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