Ageing Flatmates

"I believe we have to start a whole new attitude to how we treat society in relationship to ageing."
Mattias Hollwich
Indeed, I couldn't agree more. According to Hollwich, current housing options for older people create social segregation (and loneliness) and better solutions are needed, such as co-living complexes.
"Retirement is an amazing idea, but it sucks. What happens is people retire, then they entertain themselves for the rest of their life."  
"We as planners have to find alternatives. We need to provide places where people can unleash their creative powers. And we should allow people to be students forever."  
Mattias Hollwich (via Dezeen)
Truer words were never spoken...

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Photograph via Simon & His Camera

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