Design for an Aging Population

Parsons School of Design: Art and Design History

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Design for Aging Population

Spring 2023

Taught By: Jeffrey Rosenfeld

Section: A

CRN: 10655

Credits: 3

This seminar explores how global aging is impacting on all aspects of design, but especially on the design of “Home.” This includes renovations, and additions necessary to make “Home” and community more Senior-Friendly. Technology, social media, and social norms all play a part in this process. Case-studies and comparisons are drawn from worldwide examples of design for aging populations. Note: Students enrolled in this seminar will be asked to “Gerontologize” a meaningful slice of their own Senior Project as part of their grade.

Open to: All university undergraduate degree students. Pre-requisite(s): first-year university writing course and at least two prior history or methods course in art, media, film, or visual culture. One of these courses should be 3000-level.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Art and Design History (PLAD)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 20

Add/Drop Deadline: February 5, 2023 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 16, 2023 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 6:30am 10/2/2022 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Wednesday

Times: 12:10pm - 2:50pm

Building: TBD

Room: TBD

Date Range: 1/25/2023 - 5/10/2023