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1 UFRGS - Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul Porto Alegre

Abstract : Old people are found everywhere. Nowadays, like in most countries, Brasil sees its old population increase. This paper is part of an ongoing PhD. dissertation and discusses some conditions at São Luiz Edlderly House, a long-term permanence institution located in Rio de Janeiro. The analysis was based on some aspects of architectural ambience and the aim of the study is to demystify the negative idea towards this type of housing and analyse user-s satisfaction. The results indicate that the aspects considered most important were presence of open spaces, and ease of making daily activities.

Keywords : architectural ambience elderly housing quality of life





Author: Siva Bianchi - Giselle Azevedo -

Source: https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/



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