UN experts have issued a chilling verdict: in cities and in the countryside, biodiversity is at death's door. The good news, as with climate change, is that it is not too late. Although natural areas remain the priority, urban planners and developers in the broad sense must learn to build, to rebuild cities and buildings that will let ecosystems flourish, where ecological continuity really comes into its own.
Seniors : developing easily personalized residences
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Wednesday September 21st, 2016
Seniors and housing: a model in need of reinvention
The fact that the population is ageing is not new. But the increase in healthy life expectancy and the massive retirement of baby boomers has significantly accelerated the phenomenon. For example, since 2015 there have been more over 65s than under 18s living in France! And in 2030, one Frenchman out of three will be […]
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