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.
New! Strategies for Safer Senior Living Communities This resource includes strategies for dining facilities, amenity spaces, and individual units. Download >
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Armstrong Place Senior Housing
Architect: David Baker + Partners Architect | Full Circle Architecture
This dynamic senior housing creates a new icon and brings life and diversity to San Francisco’s developing Third Street Corridor.
A 116-unit affordable senior housing, the structure features retail and service spaces, open green areas, secure bicycle parking and a car-share pod.