The proportion of the Australian population aged 65 and is expected to grow even more rapidly between now and 2028, as more baby boomers reach the age of 65. Their accommodation requirements mean serious opportunities for architectural practices looking to work in this sector. Over one million people in Australia currently receive aged care services. […]
Architecture and design firm ThomsonAdsett has been named Architecture Firm of the Year at Ageing Asia’s 7th APAC Eldercare Innovation Awards. The firm, which picked up the accolade last week at an awards event held in Singapore, wasn’t the only Australian firm to be recognised; KPA Architects won Residential Aged Care Project of the Year for Koh […]
Robert Puflett, Sydney studio leader and partner at ThomsonAdsett, says that seniors are becoming increasingly concerned with access and location as opposed to ownership – and are no longer willing to compromise the lifestyle they’ve become accustomed to when moving into an aged care facility.
An article by Matthew Hutchinson, principal and head of the Seniors Living Group at ThomsonAdsett, looks at how our built environment will accommodate Australia's ever-ageing population.