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The mission of the AIA Design for Aging (DFA) Knowledge Community is to foster design innovation and disseminate knowledge necessary to enhance the built environment and quality of life for an aging society. This includes relevant research on characteristics, planning and costs associated with innovative design for aging. In addition, DFA provides outcome data on the value of these design solutions and environments.


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2013 Environments for Aging Conference

  • 1.  2013 Environments for Aging Conference

    Posted 02-15-2013 12:38 PM


    2013 Environments for Aging Conference

    AIA DFA is pleased to once again partner with the Environments for Aging Conference.  As an added benefit, all AIA DFA members will receive a 10% discount on their registration.  Simply enter your membership number when asked for the discount.

    Environments for Aging is a three-day program offers the latest strategies and ideas for creating attractive and functional living environments that meet the needs of our aging population. Attendees will network with peers while learning the latest innovations and best practices in the design of long-term and residential care settings.  Join us as we share common goals and innovations as well as building, architecture and design best practices. Don't miss this opportunity to gain inspiration through a gathering of like-minded, forward-thinking individuals instrumental in the creation of future living environments for the aging. Register now.


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    Ann Harris
    The American Institute of Architects
    Washington DC
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