Selected technical solutions in construction for elderly poeple in Poland

Aleksander Kazimierz Nicał


This paper brings up the issue of population aging and its influence on designing and construction of buildings in Poland. It also touches the problem of adaptation of existing facilities to the needs of the elderly and the disabled. Moreover, current trends in Polish demographics and possible outlook for the next 45 years has been presented. The author presents the current legal state concerning rules and regulations on the aspects of adjusting the buildings and their parts to the needs of the disabled. Additionally, the dimensions and the areas of movement for the disabled as well as the primary functional and requirements for bathrooms have been described. In the next paragraph, a concept of Ambient Assisted Living with examples of sanitary equipment for use in residential buildings has been propose.
Author Aleksander Kazimierz Nicał IIB
Aleksander Kazimierz Nicał,,
- The Institute of Civil Engineering
Journal seriesArchives of Civil Engineering, ISSN 1230-2945
Issue year2016
Publication size in sheets0.55
Keywords in Polishprojektowanie budynków, demografia, seniorzy
Keywords in Englishambient assisted living, elderly people, construction
Languageen angielski
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ScoreMinisterial score = 15.0, 28-11-2017, ArticleFromJournal
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