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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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Strategies for Safer Senior Living Communities
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Blueprints Q4 Issue on Dining Concepts- Submit an Article Today

  • 1.  Blueprints Q4 Issue on Dining Concepts- Submit an Article Today

    Posted 10-28-2015 01:29 PM

    From room service, to restaurants, to “on the road” concepts including breakfast in bed, snack carts, and happy hours, we are interested in how these and other dining concepts are being applied architecturally and operationally in your venues for the senior community.

    The December Blueprints is the last issue for 2015. If interested in participating, please send the title of your proposed article and a short paragraph describing its contents to by November 20, 2015. We ask that articles be original submissions (no previously published work please) and 200-800 words in length. You are also highly encouraged to include pictures if they are available.

    Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions. We look forward to receiving your articles!


    Isabella Rosse
    AIA Knowledge
    Washington DC