THE LIGHTWAVE BLOG

A place to review and voice opinion and
insight on the development of environments

1 July, 2019

Stylish Private Aged Care in Perth’s newest hub for culture & community.

Healthy ageing is the process of….. slowing down….. physically and cognitively…. while resiliently adapting…. and compensating….. to function successfully and participate in all areas of one’s life Healthy ageing requires the architecture of Claremont on the Park to provide a strong “sense of coherence”. The key design principal of creating a sense of familiarity commences [...]

28 February, 2018

Energy Efficiency, Thermal Comfort and Housing for older citizens

Many of us are well aware of the global phenomena taking place in world demographics and the structural ageing of the population.  Indeed Bernard Bernanke, former Governor of the US Federal Reserve Bank stated “In the coming decades, many forces will shape our economy and our society, but in all likelihood, no single factor will have [...]

6 December, 2017

10 Principles to design for people with Dementia

Lightwave team members recently attended a Dementia Design workshop run by Dementia Training Australia. The workshop has been put together by the eminent Richard Fleming, a professor from the University of Wollongong who has spent a lifetime researching the role of the built environment in relation to people with dementia.  As care philosophies move from [...]

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