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.
Strategies for Safer Senior Living CommunitiesThis resource includes strategies for dining facilities, amenity spaces, and individual units. Download >
Jewish Home Lifecare
In searching for a site, the client wanted a location in a vibrant neighborhood where residents could conduct commerce, meet friends, and watch passersby. The new campus on Manhattan’s Upper West Side will integrate into an ideal neighborhood with a variety of experiences and conveniences, including grocery stores, laundries, banks, pharmacies, restaurants, fitness clubs, movie theaters, places of worship, and parks – creating a home for the frailest residents of Manhattan within a single 24-story building.