Catering for the elderly population
must be a greater deciding factor when planning the cities of the future,
according to a new report from global engineering consultancy Arup.
The report Cities Alive: Designing for
Ageing Communities highlights what Arup describe as the inescapable megatrends
of an ageing population and increasing urbanisation, and how these will be
major drivers of change for cities worldwide – necessitating a fundamental
transformation in how cities are designed, planned and operate.
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