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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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AIA AAH Design Awards Call for Entries

  • 1.  AIA AAH Design Awards Call for Entries

    Posted 01-07-2014 11:19 AM
    This message has been cross posted to the following Discussion Forums: Design for Aging and Academy of Architecture for Health .
    The AIA Academy of Architecture for Health Design Awards showcase the best of healthcare building design, healthcare planning and healthcare design-oriented research. The awards highlight the trends of healthcare facilities and the future direction of these facilities. Projects should exhibit conceptual strength that solve aesthetic, civic, urban, and social concerns as well as the requisite functional and sustainability concerns of a hospital. The AIA/AAH will recognize the firms for their contribution to the healthcare environment.

    Submission Deadline:  March 10, 2014, 4:59 pm Eastern

    Entry Fee:    Members: $400.00 for each entry | Nonmembers: $450.00 for each entry

    Visit the AAH Design Awards submissions page for submission criteria.

    Susan Parrish
    The American Institute of Architects
    Washington DC