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"Senior-Friendly" Facility Design Book
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Hospitality Design for the Graying Generation
Meeting the Needs of a Growing Market
by Alfred H. Baucom, ASID

This book provides critical information for designers and hospitality professionals on why and how they should be designing facilities sensitive to the needs of older consumers.

Illustrates how to adapt hospitality design to accomodate this growing population and shows how to analyze the requirements of an older clientele and create design solutions that will enable people of all abitlities to use these facilities.

Key features of the book

  • Covers a wide range of hospitality design, including restaurants, hotel rooms, lobbies and lounges
  • Provides extensive coverage of the specific physical needs and psychology of seniors, such as strength, hearing, sight, and color choice preferences
  • Includes a comprehensive checklist that designers can use to make sure their design is senior-friendly
Contents:
The Market: Universal Design. The Boom Generation. Aging Myths.
The Issues: Mobility: Dexterity, Strength, and Tactile Senses. Hearing and Acoustics. Vision. Color and Light. Color Systems. Illumination.
The Place: Hospitality Industry. Hospitality Accommodations. The Lobby. Restaurants and Lounges. Primary Circulation. Public Restrooms. Guestrooms. Conclusion.
Reference: Designer's Punchlist. Bibliography. Index.

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Hospitality Design for the Graying Generation
Meeting the Needs of a Growing Market
by Alfred H. Baucom, ASID

258 pages 8 1/2" x 11" $119.00 + shipping
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