E19 - Living Small in a Big World: Edited Environments for Seniors
Is bigger really better? The average American home is three times the size that it was 50 years ago and the majority of the garages do not have room for a car. Today, we might be on the verge of a bubble, recoil, or readjustment to this trend as the tiny house and micro-apartment movements gain steam across the nation. These speakers will share firsthand experiences of enhanced spaces where quality trumps quantity, less equals more, and discrete technology provides flexibility to spaces that enable independence. Discover how these radical shifts in thinking can impact the design of environments for seniors and challenge the current norm as a way to serve an under-served market.