New Aging

A progressive design conference looks at modern architecture for an aging population

If design is about problem solving, the stereotypical nursing home—sterile, isolated, generally depressing—is perhaps one of the institutions most in need of an overhaul. In an effort to change traditional retirement living, Architizer co-founder Matthias Hollwich came up with New Aging—a conference consisting of hands-on workshops and discussions about progressive development for age-related living spaces. Also a partner at NYC-based architecture firm HWKN, Hollowich hopes …