Main entry to Midvale Senior Center

View of the Midvale Senior Center lobby showing steel framed structure, copper, and wood paneling inspired by industrial buildings and historic boxcar. Designed by EDA in Midvale, UT.

The AIA Design for Aging Knowledge Community invites architects, designers and providers to submit projects for consideration in Design for Aging Review, Cycle 17.

The Design for Aging Review includes a juried award, and access to digital content, and educational programs that showcase communities representing conscientious surroundings that advance environments for senior living. The comprehensive review of architectural design trends for the aging will become a reference for providers, developers, users, advocates, architects, interior designers, landscape architects, and other design professionals.

This award furnishes architects and their teams the opportunity to demonstrate innovative solutions that improve the quality of life for older adults within specific project constraints.

All entries must meet the following requirements for each of the entry categories:

  • Open to AIA Members and non-members based in the United States or Internationally; however, there must be an identified US-licensed architect on the project.
  • Projects submitted by jury members or by the organizations they represent, and projects that included jury members on their team, will be disqualified.
  • All entries must receive permissions from owners and other team members and acknowledge that permission as part of the submission. Designers and providers should collaborate on completing the form, as there likely are some questions better answered by one group or the other.
  • Projects may only be submitted once, under one category. If a project can be classified under more than one category, applicants are encouraged to choose the one they think best applies to their project.

Image credits

Main entry to Midvale Senior Center

Aaron Shaw