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Senior cohousing

By Jana Výtisková


Senior cohousing is situated in the Moravian-Silesian Region in city Orlová and it is designed as complex. It is a new form of living for seniors in the Czech Republic. The loose translation could be „close neighbourly living for senior people. “ Access road to the complex is from Tešínská Street and then down the main road from the southeast on the car park. Near the car park there are three main buildings. Building A is the main common building for seniors’ meetings. Building B has a private doctor and a small gym. Building C is designed as technical premises. There are four types of family houses for seniors. Family house type 1 - in the complex 3x is suitable for two seniors. Family house type 2 - in the complex 2x is suitable for two seniors with moving difficulties. Family house type 3 - in the complex 3x is designed as semi-detached house for two senior couples. Family houses accommodate 30 seniors in 15 housing units. All the objects are brick, single-storey without cellar built up from HELUZ system with footings from plain concrete with foundation slab, flat roofs, contact insulation of perimeter walls, partly wood tiling. What is more, in senior cohousing there are senior playground, orchard park, lake, road inside the complex, pavements and paths

Topics: rodinné domy; plochá střecha; single-storey object; flat roof; hřiště pro seniory; Blízké sousedské bydlení; areál; jednopodlažní objekt; senior playground; main buildings; complex; vnitroareálová komunikace; road inside the complex; senior; Senior cohousing; family houses; hlavní budovy
Publisher: Vysoké učení technické v Brně. Fakulta stavební
Year: 2015
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