Resentment for prison architecture in retirement community design

PHILADELPHIA: Legal opposition to a huge retirement community has been strengthened by two architectural heavyweights.

The New Zealand Institute of Architects (NZIA) and civic lobby group Urban Auckland, will be appealing Ryman Healthcare’s successful resource consent to build a 600-bed retirement complex in Devonport.

They join local residents group, the Devonport Peninsula Precincts Society (DPPS), which decided to appeal Auckland Council’s January 17 resource consent decision to the Environment Court…..

Full story covered in the Seniors Housing & Healthcare Trends.