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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Landis Homes: Hybrid Homes
Hybrid homes provide seniors with a new housing option that combines the best of both worlds. Multiple exposures, sheltered parking, outdoor living spaces and an absence of corridors are among the cottage-like benefits.