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Cities and baby boomers: Made for each other: A new study from RIBA shows how cities and boomers might adapt

Cities and baby boomers: Made for each other: A new study from RIBA shows how cities and boomers might adapt

In 2030 Third-Agers are travelling more, and travelling light. Over the course of their lives their possessions have dematerialised, with music, movies, photographs, books, magazines and correspondence becoming digital rather than physical assets. Where previously such collections were the amassed clutter of an active social and cultured lifestyle, they can now be slipped into a pocket or simply projected as part of a digital persona. The life lived has come to be defined as a collection of experiences, not things. The active Third Age typify this experience-seeking, light-travelling group and roam the globe, prompting networks of members’ club mansion blocks to emerge that allow such itinerant, uncluttered and unencumbered lifestyles to flourish. Increasing numbers of Third-Agers no longer require,or desire a fixed residence, and new ways of encouraging and incentivising ...

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