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.

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  • Join the Academy of Architecture for Health for a webinar exploring the benefits of art for both patients and healthcare ...

  • ​Friendly reminder that submittals for the Design for Aging Review (DFAR) awards are due this coming Tuesday, July 16! ...

  • Sarah Colven, Isabella Rosse and/or other Ladies & Gentlemen, I can contribute articles & presentations on the ...

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  • 1991: The Aging Design Research Program In 1991, a roundtable for some of the most influential providers, regulators, ...

  • ADRP/American Occupational Therapists Association Joint Project In 1991, the ADRP was awarded a grant by the U.S. ...

  • Data Mining Reports Insights and innovation is an initiative to evaluate and report on the substantial data collected ...

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