PSFK Speaker Reframes Conventions Around Aging [PSFK 2016]
Architect Matthias Hollwich will bring a new voice to the conversation around getting old at PSFK flagship conference
Around the world, getting old is as much a physical transition as a cultural one. Whereas some cultures send aging parents to care facilities, others create multi-generational homes to care for them here. In a culture that promotes a cult of youth, PSFK speaker Matthias Hollwich decided to take on to topic of getting old in his book, New Aging: Live Smarter Now to Live Better Forever. With a background in design and architecture, Hollwich’s book gives fun, illustrated suggestions to reframe how people think about aging.