Design for Aging

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The mission of the Design for Aging Knowledge Community (DFA) is to foster design innovation and disseminate knowledge necessary to enhance the built environment and quality of life for an aging society.

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This webinar is part of a series sponsored by the Design for Aging Knowledge Community on AIA KnowledgeNet. This...

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DFAR12 Student Competition

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This project has been initiated by the Hulda B. & Maurice L. Rothschild Foundation. The Rothschild...

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PUBLISHED PROJECT Sun City Palace Showa Kinen Koen Tokyo, Japan BAR Architects and Asai Architectural...

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CITATION AWARD RECIPIENT Moravian Manor – The Townhomes on Hendricks Place RLPS Architects Lititz,...

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Announcements

CALL FOR DFA ADVISORY GROUP VOLUNTEERS

The Design for Aging Knowledge Community (DFA KC) is now accepting letters of interest to join its leadership group. Membership in the Advisory Group is a 5-year commitment. A position on the Advisory Group would require from 5 to 20 hours of dedicated and involved time per month. In the 5th year of membership, the most senior group member rotates into the position of Chair. The deadline to submit your letter of interest is Friday, February 27th at 5:00pm Eastern.

The DFA KC is always looking for those interested to participate in DFA’s activities and initiatives. There are many ways to become involved; from membership on the DFA Knowledge Community Advisory Group, the leadership group for DFA, to work on one of our sub-committees, to leadership or participation in one of the regional DFA Components.

We are a committed and active group that supports each other and enjoys working together. If you are interested in joining the DFA Advisory Group, please submit your letter of interest to Susan Parrish, Director, Knowledge Communities, sparrish@aia.org, by Friday, February 27th at 5:00pm Eastern.

Latest Discussion Postings

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    RE: Residential to commons ratios

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    We've found that the % of common space can really...

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    Residential to commons ratios

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    I'm looking for a rule of thumb for the ratio...

  • Isabella Rosse

    CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS- Feature Articles- Design for...

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    Write for the DFA Blueprints newsletter- last issue...

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    RE: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS - Feature Articles on Design...

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    REMINDER: The deadline for submissions for the third...

  • Elizabeth J. Sassen RN

    CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS - Feature Articles on Design...

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Upcoming Events

  1. Environments for Aging

    Apr 19 - 21
    Baltimore, MD, United States
  2. ACSA IAHSA Joint International Conference

    Aug 31 - Sep 4
    Perth, Australia
  3. LeadingAge

    Nov 1 - 4
    Boston, MA, United States