Design guidelines for outdoor activity space of residential area for elderly, based on behavioral characteristics

Manjari Rai

The outdoor activity space of residential area is one of the most important activity places for the elderly, which should provide the suitable places for the old people’s behaviors such as fitness, social intercourse and recreation. Taking the outdoor activity space for the elderly in residential areas of Jaipur as the research object, this paper refines the outdoor space design strategies of residential area which can meet the needs of the elderly and provides related theories on the basis of analyzing the behavioral characteristics and requirements of elderly people and investigating the present situation of outdoor spaces in residential areas.

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