A Study on Design Development Direction for Designing Aging Friendly City through The Case Analysis

사례분석을 통한 고령친화도시 디자인 개발방향연구

  • Nah, Ken (Design Management, IDAS, Hongik University) ;
  • Sung, Sora (Dept. of Design Studies, IDAS, Hongik University) ;
  • Jeon, Youngje (Dept. of Design Management, IDAS, Hongik University) ;
  • Lee, Eunkyung (Research, IDAS, Hongik University)
  • 나건 (홍익대학교 국제디자인전문대학원) ;
  • 성소라 (홍익대학교 국제디자인전문대학원 디자인학전공) ;
  • 전영재 (홍익대학교 국제디자인전문대학원 디자인경영전공) ;
  • 이은경 (홍익대학교 국제디자인전문대학원)
  • Received : 2017.04.07
  • Accepted : 2017.06.20
  • Published : 2017.06.28


The purpose of this study is to suggest a foundational design direction for seniors, according to paradigm shift in aging society. This paper researched on current state of the aging society through literature study and defined the theoretical concept that set the foundation of the study. Secondly, for building an age-friendly city, relevant studies on seven cities were selected and their regional design guidelines were analyzed. As a result, essential design elements for building the aging-friendly city were defined as safety, recognition, and accessibility. A detailed design guideline that applies the three elements with understanding on seniors is required to construct the environment for a senior-friendly city. Ultimately, the result of this study is expected to be in practical use as a fundamental resource for age-friendly city design.


Supported by : 국토교통부


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