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Design Strategies of Elderly Facilities Based on Existing Hotel Buildings Renovation
Science Discovery
Volume 7, Issue 5, October 2019, Pages: 347-353
Received: Nov. 4, 2019; Published: Dec. 3, 2019
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Chen Yang, School of Architecture, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China
Sun Peiyang, School of Architecture, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China
Li Xiangyun, Beijing Victory Star Architectural Design Co. Ltd, Beijing, China
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With the degree of population ageing rising continuously and the number of disabled and mentally disabled elderly rapidly increasing, the demand for care facilities for the elderly is growing. On the other hand, due to the Chinese urban expansion in the previous stage, a large number of existing buildings are faced with the problems of transformation and reconstruction,the reconstruction and utilization of existing building resources are also gradually paid attention to by all sectors of the society. In order to explore the new ideas of elderly facility development and realize the sustainable development of architecture. In this paper, through field research and case analysis methods, combined with the renovation process of Beijing friendship health community, put forward relevant strategies to transform the existing hotel buildings into care facilities for the elderly in terms of functional transformation, streamline arrangement, space construction, infiltration of the concept of suitable for the aged and improvement of structural adaptability, in the hope of raise rationalization proposals for the reconstruction of existing hotels into elderly facilities. The study also found that the existing hotel buildings have unique adaptability in the transformation into elderly facilities, which provides possible and convenient conditions for the success of the reconstruction.
Elderly Facilities, Existing Hotel Buildings, Architecture Renovation, Suitable for the Aged
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Chen Yang, Sun Peiyang, Li Xiangyun, Design Strategies of Elderly Facilities Based on Existing Hotel Buildings Renovation, Science Discovery. Vol. 7, No. 5, 2019, pp. 347-353. doi: 10.11648/
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