Designing Housing To Meet A Demographic Challenge

National Association of Home Builders organizes a competition for designing senior-friendly housing.

Twenty years from now, there will be more [older American] than ever before, and most of them will want to stay in their own homes as they age. To meet this demographic challenge, the research arm of the National Association of Home Builders has been seeking innovative ideas from the young by launching a design competition for senior-friendly housing."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

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