Design for Aging Review 12 Call for Entries
The Design for Aging Review is a biannual competition and publication showcasing facilities that improve quality of life for the aging while exhibiting innovation in their design and execution. Start your entry here.
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Design for Aging Student Competition: Culturally Specific Living: China's Challenge
DFAR 12 Student Competition.pdf
In the past few years, China has emerged as Senior Living’s land of opportunity.
The AIA Design for Aging Knowledge Committee is seeking ideas in response to the following questions:
• What are the specific features of a flexibly designed residential unit for seniors living independently or
with assistance that can accommodate a variety of functional impairments?
• What are examples of culturally specific design solutions that make this project specific to its context?
• How will the nursing
Submissions will be due to the AIA by December 22, 2013. The Design for Aging Review jury will review the submissions immediately thereafter. Winners will be notified in early spring 2014. Further instructions with detailed information on website for submission will be sent in the fall. Stay Tuned!
Design for Aging Review
The DFAR is a biannual competition and publication showcasing facilities that improve quality of life for the aging while exhibiting innovation in their design and execution. Learn more about the Design for Aging Review. The DFAR11 book is now available. Purchase a copy.
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