Design for Aging

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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.


COVID resources

New! Strategies for Safer Senior Living Communities
This resource includes strategies for dining facilities, amenity spaces, and individual units. Download >

Webinar: The Impact of Art on Wellness

  • 1.  Webinar: The Impact of Art on Wellness

    Posted 09-12-2019 17:36
    Join the Academy of Architecture for Health for a webinar exploring the benefits of art for both patients and healthcare staff. Attendees will earn 1 AIA LU/HSW

    The Impact of Art on Wellness
    Tuesday, October 8, 2019 | 2–3pm ET
    Learn more >

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    Maggie Brown
    Specialist, Knowledge Communities
    The American Institute of Architects
    Washington DC
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    Register