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Article Title

No Place like (the) Home

Authors

Michael Hughes

Abstract

Asked to design a retirement home on a heavily wooded site in northeast Georgia, this project has developed as a critique of contemporary cultural and spatial responses to aging. The program—a single family residence constructed of low-maintenance materials with all major functions located on the ground floor for potential handicap accessibility—prompted my initial fear of, and subsequent fascination with, retirement in terms of repression and mortality.

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