Longevity by Design - An Industry Wide Charrette to Rethink the Future of Senior Living Design

Longevity by Design is a charrette* that was held in Brisbane on 6 February 2020. A joint initiative of The University of Queensland ‘s Healthy Ageing Initiative and DMA Engineers, the charrette brought together 121 people from more than 60 private and community-based organisations, government bodies and educational institutions to challenge the way we currently design communities and buildings for life in later years. *A charrette is a workshop devoted to solving a design challenge around a particular topic or situation. It is a collaboration to generate ideas and innovative thinking