Committees

Design for Aging


The AIA New York Design for Aging Committee is dedicated to the needs of the aging population in an urban environment, by exploring design issues, developing universal design recommendations, increasing public awareness, and educating professionals in various fields of those needs, to create a more age-friendly city.

We would like more people to join us as we explore a wider range of options and have a stronger influence on projects and programs in NYC and beyond. If you wish to participate, please contact the committee co-chairs. 

Committee Chairs
Christine Hunter, AIA, 
Principal, Magnusson Architecture & Planning
phone: 212 253 7820 x5680; chunter@maparchitects.com

Brian J. Pape, AIA, LEED-AP,  Principal, Brian J. Pape Architect & Consultant PC
phone: 917-334-3293; brianpape@mac.com

Meeting Dates
Fourth Thursday of each month: 4/27; 5/25; 6/22; 7/27; 9/28; 10/26; 11/16; 12/14

Committee News

2017 Committee Events

We invite speakers on pertinent topics to give brief talks to start our regular meetings. To learn about upcoming AIANY Design for Aging Committee events, please refer to the Center for Architecture calendar. 

2016 Initiatives 


(Margarita Curet, president of Amsterdam Houses Residents Association; Herbert Oppenheimer, AIA Design for Aging Committee; Gail Ressler, AIA Design for Aging Committee; Mayor Bill deBlasio.)

Mayor de Blasio came to the town hall meeting on senior housing held at the Lincoln Center neighborhood center on senior housing, January 27, 2016. For more information, click here

AIANY DFA Committee News

Resources

 

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