Age-appropriate apartment building on Lake Chiemsee — planned for a long life

A reti­re­ment home in a won­derful loca­ti­on with a view of the Bava­ri­an Chiem­see — this house was built to be tru­ly seni­or-fri­en­d­­ly. The flats are com­ple­te­ly bar­ri­er-free and have been desi­gned to enable their resi­dents to remain in the house for the long term, even if they have phy­si­cal limi­ta­ti­ons. Inde­ed, the house is smart and sup­ports dis­creet­ly the resi­dents in their ever­y­day lives, when­ever they need it. In an emer­gen­cy, the home even calls for help automatically.

It was evi­dent to the owner Christl Lau­ter­bach: “Some­thing has to chan­ge in the pro­per­ty mar­ket, becau­se we urgen­tly need housing sui­ta­ble for the elder­ly, not just in nur­sing homes! Here I want to set a good exam­p­le and show how a flat like this should be equipped.”

Adapt­a­ti­ons to accessibility

  • Wheel­chair-acces­­si­­b­le ground flo­or: no thres­holds, no steps
  • 1st flo­or acces­si­ble via lift
  • Wheel­chair-acces­­si­­b­le and height-adjus­­ta­­b­le kitchen
  • Flo­or-level shower
  • Auto­ma­tic light control
  • Smart home control
  • Ener­gy saving through Human-cen­­­te­­red Buil­ding Auto­ma­ti­on (HcBA)

Inte­gra­ti­on of a voice assistant

  • Gree­ting and farewell
  • Remin­der func­tion for medi­ca­ti­on or health measurements
  • Ques­ti­on and chat functionalities

Stay healt­hy

  • Vital signs monitoring
  • Ana­ly­sis of dai­ly acti­vi­ty with war­ning in case of changes
  • Health pro­blems are detec­ted at an ear­ly stage

Seni­or-fri­en­d­­ly assis­tance system

  • Auto­ma­tic fall alarm
    (Incl. request via the voice assistant whe­ther help should be called)
  • Night light func­tion to pre­vent falls
  • In case of advan­ced demen­tia: noti­fi­ca­ti­on when lea­ving the house
  • In the event of pro­lon­ged absence, the coo­ker and lights can be swit­ched off as required

This house is not only a prime exam­p­le of age-appro­pria­­te living, but also an exam­p­le of the careful use of our resour­ces in com­pli­ance with ESG cri­te­ria. Thanks to sus­tainable tim­ber con­s­truc­tion and an intel­li­gent ener­gy con­cept with geo­ther­mal and pho­to­vol­taic sys­tems, the eco­lo­gi­cal foot­print is kept to a minimum.

Vie­w­ing appoint­ments can be arran­ged from spring 2024.

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