Design for an Aging Population

Parsons School of Design: Sch. Art and Dsgn Hist and Th

Liberal Arts
Undergraduate Course
Degree Students
Design for Aging Population
Spring 2024
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: Sch. Art and Dsgn Hist and Th (ADHT)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 20

Add/Drop Deadline: February 4, 2024 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 16, 2024 (Tuesday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* 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: 3:36pm EDT 7/12/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Wednesday
Times: 12:10pm - 2:50pm
Building: Academic Entrance 63 Fifth Ave
Room: 403
Date Range: 1/24/2024 - 5/8/2024