January 21, 2022AIANY Design for Aging Virtual Committee Meeting | December 16, 2021Date: Thursday, December 16, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
AGENDAHAPPY HOLIDAYS TO EVERYONE!
Opening Presentation: Committee Members Rich Rosen and Ted Liebman of Perkins-Eastman presented their firm’s recent “Senior Living Projects”. Thank you Rich and Ted!
Events in Formation for 2022:
TAFEL HALL Panels (ONLINE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE) – SOME DATES TO BE DETERMINED.
Panel Topic: ADA at Thirty — Accessibility Solutions in Historic Structures- Case studies of successful creative projects that extend the useful life and safety of historic buildings that are Landmarked or in an Historic District. The committees involved in this project have decided to make it a one-night panel rather than a daytime workshop – date to be determined. Special Project digital publication on the AIANY website is planned. Joint Event w/ Historic Buildings Committee, Building Codes Committee, Public Architecture Committee.
Panel Topic: Asian Models for Senior Care – Christine and Ted have developed some ideas to further guide and focus our development of this panel which will include a representative from each of three or four major Asian cities. Possible cities: Manila, Seoul, Taipei, Singapore, Tokyo.
Other Business: Brian reviewed his meeting with the AIA President and other committee chairs. They discussed the theme “Just Practice” which entails equity, inclusion, affordable housing, senior housing, ADA, and post-Covid city. Brian presented our DFA’s Accessibility for Historic Structures and Senior Housing in Asian Cultures event programs. President Lamberti said she would distribute the board’s policy statements for 2022, and she suggested that we at DFA consider participating in the 2 ongoing policy discussions, one on shared intergenerational housing (including Accessory Dwellings and Basement units), and the other about Post-Covid City planning.
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2022 DFA Dates: 27 January, 24 February, 24 March, 28 April, 26 May.
Design for Aging
The AIA New York Design for Aging Committee is dedicated to the needs of the aging population in an urban environment. We explore design issues, develop universal design recommendations, increase public awareness, and educate professionals in various fields, to create a more age-friendly city. We are committed to diversity in all issues, ensuring a profession capable of reaching into constituencies previously underserved and giving agency to issues of inclusion and representation. Please join us as we explore a wider range of options that promote diversity, and have a stronger influence on projects and programs in NYC and beyond.