Design for Aging Review 13: 25th Anniversary: AIA Design for Aging Knowledge Community

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This much-anticipated new title forms part of the American Institute of Architect’s esteemed Design for Aging Review program, a joint effort of the AIA Design for Aging Knowledge Community and LeadingAge, which also includes a juried exhibition and education programs. This book celebrates the 25th anniversary of this internationally renowned program and features a selected diverse range of projects. This volume showcases 29 outstanding projects in the areas of architectural innovation and represents the best designs for senior citizens, including nursing homes, dementia care, assisted living, and continuing care retirement communities. Each project is presented with rich, full-color photography, detailed plans, and statistics, illuminating the high level of research, planning and community involvement that goes into these advancements in living environments for seniors. This comprehensive review of architectural design trends in aged-care facilities will appeal to aged-care providers, developers, users, and advocates; architects; and interior, landscape, and other design professionals.
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The AIA, founded in 1857, is the leading professional membership association for licensed architects, emerging professionals, and allied partners, with members in the United States and abroad. Through its national, regional, state, and local components, the AIA works to achieve excellence in the design of built environments and high standards of professionalism for architects through education, government advocacy, and public outreach activities.

The mission of the AIA Design for Aging Knowledge Community (DFA) 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.

The DFA actively works with LeadingAge through preparation, review of projects, and education workshops about designing for aging adults.

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Publisher
Images Publishing
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Published on
Nov 1, 2016
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Pages
252
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ISBN
9781864706918
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Language
English
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Genres
Architecture / Buildings / Public, Commercial & Industrial
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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