Post Occupancy Evaluation Toolkit: Sharing POE Approach Developed by the AIA Design for Aging Knowledge Community
Thursday, June 26 | 7:00-8:00 AM
The AIA Design for Aging Knowledge Community Advisory Group and the Design for Aging Review Task Force have refined a process of conducting credible and informative POEs which is published as the "AIA Design for Aging Post Occupancy Evaluation Toolkit." This program will review the definition of a POE, the three types of POE that may be considered, and the detailed process of conducting an "investigative" POE.
Examples of POEs will be presented with the audience and recommendations shared helping others to learn from many years of POE experiences.
Design a Future of Vitality in Aging: Navigate Limits, Expand Choices, Multiply Outcomes
Friday, June 27 | 4:00-5:30 PM | Earn 1.50 AIA HSW LUs + RIBA
The session will then turn to models of design practice: what were and are commissions and how is vitality of aging incorporated in the design. Again using case examples, these themes will be explored in terms of affordable housing, site planning/usability and notions of space criteria and building scale.
The session will conclude with new methods for visioning, participatory design, and expediting consensus as well as the significance of architectural participation in comprehensive models of project cost, operations and affordability. See the difference being made by individuals, firms, and communities where architects have expanded visions of aging and of practice.
Thinking Beyond the Building: Aging-in-Place and Lifelong Communities
Friday, June 27 | 6:00-7:00 PM | Earn 1.0 AIA HSW LUs + RIBA + GCBI
Learn the facts and statistics that are facing the nation regarding the aging of our population and the housing crisis it will bring. Examine projects for appropriate location, density, and intensity to understand the basic needs and incorporate healthy living choices for all ages in neighborhood design.
Colleagues will develop knowledge of interdependent systems required to implement a sustainable regional network, which includes adequate, safe, and accessible transit choices to enable equitable and sustainable lifestyle choices to allow seniors to stay active and engaged in their communities.