The world is getting old. In 2025 about one quarter of the population of Europe will be 60 years or older. In Spain in 2050 almost every second person will be over 60! This will have a profound effect on about every aspect of life. Geriatric City investigates how we can prepare our Cities. It might be sensible to plan elderly homes close to the Zoo for instance. Or to a Mc Donald’s for that matter.
For senior citizens, limitation of movement can be a serious problem. It is hard to get around. A vertical city could bring ‘urban life’ within reach. Vector Elevators allow for both vertical and horizontal transport. Everything becomes available just around the corner!