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Architecture for dementia. Stirling Gold: 2008-2020



Palmer L, Wallace K & Hutchinson L (eds.) (2021) Architecture for dementia. Stirling Gold: 2008-2020. Stirling, Scotland: University of Stirling. https://www.dementia.stir.ac.uk/

‘Architecture for dementia’ is a compendium of international architecture projects each awarded the world renowned DSDC building accreditation ‘Gold’ award for dementia design. This fundamental body of work provides an overview of the creative and evolving realm of designing for dementia from 2008-2020. The illustrated case studies exemplified encompass a variety of building scales, typologies and geographies. Each project offers solutions and suggestions on how to design dementia-inclusive environments whilst responding to their own context and the regional variations in care, societal attitudes and economies. This compendium illustrates in vivid detail the shifting attitudes to dementia design and the role the built environment can play to support people living with dementia.

EditorProfessor Lesley Palmer
Publication date31/12/2021
Publication date online02/04/2021
PublisherUniversity of Stirling
Publisher URLhttps://www.dementia.stir.ac.uk/
Place of publicationStirling, Scotland

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Professor Lesley Palmer

Professor Lesley Palmer

Professor of Ageing and Dementia Design, Faculty of Social Sciences

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