Nord at a glance
Catharina Nord is professor in Spatial Planning and architect SAR/MSA. For a number of years she has carried out research about care and architecture, in Sweden and oversees. She is currently the project manager for CollAGE which is a research programme on muncipality collaboration on age-freindly cities and communities. She lectures for students and professionals.
Projects & Publications
|CollAGE. Collaboratively developing age-friendly communities with municipality eldercare, spatial planning and Senior Citizens’ Councils|
|Research project in CollAGE: Co-production of local age-friendly communities. Older people as researchers: In this project, older people will be engaged as co-producers of research. They will study local interpretations of age-friendly communities with focus on older people’s perceptions of housing and care by the interviewing older people. The responsible researcher will study their work as a research project.|
|What places? What ageing? Ageing-in-place in contemporary African urbanities: the cases of Walvis Bay, Namibia and Jinja, Uganda. LINK TO MORE INFO.|
|The importance of architectural space for relational care for older people with great care needs. This project was a comparison of care work in extra-care housing and residential care.|