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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 for Senior Living' Request for Articles on Interior Design

  • 1.  'Blueprints for Senior Living' Request for Articles on Interior Design

    Posted 01-16-2017 07:05 PM
    Edited by Sarah Colven 01-17-2017 12:48 PM
    The theme for the next issue of 'Blueprints for Senior Living' will be interior design.  We are seeking articles that incorporate creative solutions, such as way-finding, acoustics, color, decor, and furniture, that are a perfect compromise between form and function. Please submit articles to by February 6, 2017. We ask that articles be original submissions and 200-800 words in length. You are also highly encouraged to include pictures if they are available.

    Sarah Colven