How to Get Architecture Students Excited About Designing Senior Housing

It’s no secret that senior housing hasn’t always captured the interest of budding designers, but that could change if the industry embraced forward-thinking designs more often. Currently, senior living isn’t viewed as the most trendy product type for architects, young or old, according to Dan Cinelli, principal at Perkins Eastman. “If you pick up an architectural magazine and […]

Best Student Design 2017: High-Tech, Intergenerational Living

In the not-too-distant future, caregivers and doctors could use embedded sensors to remotely monitor senior living residents as they sleep or move about their apartments. And it’s not science fiction. Those forward-thinking ideas were incorporated into the design that won the Student Exhibition category in the 2017 Senior Housing News Design Awards. This year’s winning entry […]