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Heusdens, Vianne (author)
We are living in an aging society, which is putting an increasingly heavy strain on our healthcare system. As people age many become less mobile, leading to loneliness and a deteriorating health. Subsequently elderly often end up in nursing homes; an experience which is unpleasant as well as expensive. Assisting the elderly with robotic devices...
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Jellema, Maarten (author)
Society is aging at a rapid phase and the increasing technological possibilities make it possible that a solution or treatment method is found for many life-threatening situations.<br/>As a result, the costs for healthcare have been increasing and because of this the government has decided to close a large number of care homes and thereby...
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van der Broek, Remco (author)
This graduation project focusses on designing a living environment that fits the needs and demands of the elderly nowadays, and the changed healthcare policy in the Netherlands. A more in depth research is done in one of the main problems elderly are currently facing; loneliness. The outcome of this research resulted in multiple designtools...
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Foppen, Rosan (author)
Falls in the elderly are a leading cause of injury, affecting one in three older adults annually. These fall incidents can lead to various disabling conditions, and therefore have the ability to affect one’s quality of life and independence. Not only are falls potentially taxing to the individual, they are also responsible for a big portion of...
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Ho, Tsai Cheng (author)
In Europe and Asia, people face a significant aging society(Gilroy, R., 2007). In Asia, Taiwan underlies one of the most aging countries (Chan, A., 2005). To give care to elderly citizens, some Taiwanese elderly people live at home, while others live in a care institution. For those who live in institutions, they may lose the connection with...
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Rebel, H.J.M. (author)
The rapidly aging Dutch baby boom generation threatens to overwhelm the healthcare system in the Netherlands (Hoedeman &amp; Koki, 2020). The elderly, more than any other age group, are more prone to experiencing a steep decline in physical and cognitive health during hospitalization (Brown, 2020; Mathews, Arnold &amp; Epperson, 2014). 61% of...
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Zhu, Yanwen (author)
The theme of the studio, spolia, is a term from archaeology, which is to place remnants in a new environment. The project started research of a historical river in the city—the Senne in Brussels. The river influenced the urban development of the whole city morphologically and typologically. Interventions regarding the river show how local people...
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Peeters, R.V.M. (author)
The amount of elderly in the Netherlands will increase significantly in the upcoming years. According to the CBS (2018) by 2030 a quarter of the Dutch population will be aged 65 or older. Due to the growing number of elderly people, the number of elderly people with dementia is also increasing. The current built environment does not respond to...
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de Meijer, R.L.C. (author)
The studio ‘Designing for Care – towards an Inclusive Living Environment’ engages with the living environment of elderly that are in need of care. While our society has to cope with a growing amount of elderly, the existing care buildings often do not meet the needs and wishes of our current elderly who want to be more independent. Though they...
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van Vuuren, K. (author)
Loneliness is social pain. It occurs as a defence mechanism if a person does not<br/>have enough social contact. This pain prevents people from being isolated which<br/>in historical times would be fatal as people are stronger and safer in groups. Among elderly loneliness is more severe then in other age groups. This is due to<br/>the loss of...
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Aramjan, S. (author)
The relation between the graduation topic; designing for dementia, the studio topic; designing for care and the master of Architecture are highly relevant to each other. At this moment we are living in a society where the number of elderly people will increase rapidly in the upcoming years. According to the CBS Population Forecast, the number of...
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Sondermeijer, René (author)
This graduation research focuses on discovering new ways of housing the elderly that fits the changed elderly healthcare policy in the Netherlands. It explores ways how to embed them into a neighborhood in which they can rely on support from their neighbors in order to keep them longer at home independently. This has been done by creating a...
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Jin, Chengpei (author)
The Hell’s Kitchen area should keep its residential character and provide more public function so as to be a stable and active community connecting the waterfront and Midtown CBD in the next decades. However, dull street interface, uneven distribution of vitality, expensive living burden, isolation at home intensified the contradiction between...
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Li, Yiran (author)
The most urgent need for regeneration in the future is a large number of new workers' estates built from the 1950s. The physical and social decay problems of these areas start to become severe in recent years. There has already been some researches and regeneration of the buildings in these areas, but the public space quality is dissatisfied and...
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Song, Yulin (author)
Netherlands is a coastal country with a typical maritime climate such as mild summers and cold winters but the intensity, duration and frequency of heat waves has been observed increasing since 21st century. The elderly, as one of the vulnerable groups of continuous hot weathers, are the first to be affected by the heat waves with regard to...
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Hwang, Han-Sol (author)
The population of the Netherlands is aging. This well-known characteristic of the present-day’s society is caused by multiple factors like low birth rate and improvement of healthcare. Dementia is one of the most common diseases that occurs to aged people. Most people with severe dementia are usually situated in a nursing home where they are...
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Broere, Jiska (author)
Intimacy is important for every human being. It contributes to our social contacts, physical health and quality of life. Intimacy also plays an important role in the lives of elderly, despite certain prejudices. Nevertheless, there is often a lack of attention for intimacy in elderly care. This graduation project therefore aims to give intimacy...
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Bergsma, Waling (author)
Due to an aging population and the consequently rise in publicly funded cost for long-term care a major change was made in the financing structure of the health care system in The Netherlands. Since this change in 2015 care providers have closed care homes. In Delft the main institutional care provider now has partly vacant real estate. This...
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de Wringer, Karianne (author)
Nowadays, we are back to square one, elderly live independently for longer and are forced to be more self-reliant again, just like they were before the Second World War, before the emergency law of Willem Drees. The traditional welfare state is changing into a participation society. In 2013 King Willem-Alexander stated: “Everyone who is able, is...
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Ezink, Jeroen (author)
A living environment designed for elderly people and elderly people with dementia. If the residents, the elderly people, gets dementia they will be able to continue their life in the same, trusted living environment, without moving to other living environments.
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