Joshua Jih Pan, FAIA is invited to give two speeches at the 17th China Hospital Construction Conference where the event is held in Hefei this year. In the speeches, Mr. Pan shared more than 20 years design experience in medicals and healthcare.
In the second speech, Mr. Pan started with a perspective that people still have one third of their lives after retiring, so it is not an end but a start. Then, he added a new view of "universal design" that is feasible for everyone. He further explained that the present regulation serve 2%-5% people only. At last, he emphasized that the value and retirement age is not decided by others but what you aim. The speech ended with a big round of applause.