Building a Home Where Alzheimer’s Patients Can Thrive, a Vertical Neighborhood, and more, in this Week’s Round Up 3/7/16 – 3/11/16

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For those living with Alzheimer’s, anything out of the ordinary can be disorienting. To bring greater routine, these households have retro design-features from the 1950s that residents may recognize from their childhood. This meant building a commercial healthcare building—complete with all the security, health and safety requisition—but with residential finishes. 

This unique project, and more, in this week’s round up of building and construction news.

Building a Home Where Alzheimer’s Patients Can Thrive

Bridging the Gap: 7 Women Construction Leaders Share How to Thrive in the Male-Dominated Field

Can ‘Active' Building Designs Make People Healthier? 

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Neighborhoods that contain offices, commercial space and agricultural zones will connect three buildings. These “kissing towers,” and more, in this week’s round up of architecture and design industry news.

Weston Williamson Designs Vertical Neighborhood with ‘Kissing Towers’ in Hong Kong

Ceilings are Crucial Elements in the Design and Acoustics of Commercial Spaces

3D Printer Creates Possibilities for the Blind