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The elderly and the city: urban planning and design for new senior dwellers. The pilot experience of Bologna and Reggio Emilia
Journal Title: ARCHIVIO DI STUDI URBANI E REGIONALI 
Author/s: Elena Dorato 
Year:  2019 Issue: 126 Language: Italian 
Pages:  24 Pg. 53-76 FullText PDF:  293 KB
DOI:  10.3280/ASUR2019-126004
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This contribution investigates the multiple relationships and factors of influence between the so-called urban seniors and the characteristics of the city. With an ecological approach, urban planning and design are intended as fundamental preventive disciplines, capable of improving the quality of population aging, contributing to the maintenance of health, sociality and autonomy. The outcomes of the Research-intervention Anziani&Città are presented in support of the theoretical discussion.
Keywords: Public space; active city; senior population; ecological model; research-intervention.

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Elena Dorato, The elderly and the city: urban planning and design for new senior dwellers. The pilot experience of Bologna and Reggio Emilia in "ARCHIVIO DI STUDI URBANI E REGIONALI" 126/2019, pp. 53-76, DOI:10.3280/ASUR2019-126004

   

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