June 30, 2023Design for Aging and Beyond: Pratt Student Proposal Presentations
On May 18, the AIANY Design for Aging committee was pleased to host Yutaka Takiura, AIA, Associate Professor at Pratt Institute and his students Changxin Li, Sophie McCartney, Yuyao Fu, Sarena Wu, Yanya Mei, Yuqing Lei, Byoungwook Kim, Yanyu Yang, Salvi Bhila, and Yuzhi Wang from the course “Design for Aging and Beyond” on a presentation of their research and design proposals. Interior Design and Architecture students in the class have explored how to improve and support the quality of life for older populations. Their projects emphasized holistic approaches to frequently complex problems. Their ideas ranged from adapting kitchens and living rooms to be more accessible and responsive to reimagining whole blocks of homes as a combination of public and private spaces. An in-depth article covering this event can be found here. A complete replay can be viewed here.