In order to promote the value of design, we must first understand it. This is the CVD's primary purpose; supporting promotion and communication of that value its second. By demonstrating concrete connections between design and beneficial outcomes, the AIA can provide its members with a stronger value proposition and enhance public value of architecture.
Conceived by the American Institute of Architects and co-chaired by three national leaders from education and practice, America’s Design and Health Initiative (ADHI) aims to articulate specific recommendations for public policy, research priorities, guidelines, and frameworks for lasting collaboration across disciplinary boundaries. Read the introductory article.
In early September, the AIA's America's Design and Health Initiative shared the outcomes of the 7th World Congress on Design and Health , hosted jointly by the International Academy for Design and...
Valuing Connectivity: Exploring the Importance of Civic Inclusion and Walkability for Senior Living
By Dodd Kattman, AIA
As the Baby Boomers approach retirement, they will be less tolerant...