International Design School

Date: 13 March 2019 – 14 March 2019
Location: Auckland
Type: Workshop
Learn the fundamentals of designing for dementia in this interactive and intensive two day workshop.

Perfect for architects, designers and dementia care decision makers - this innovative two day course will be led by experts from the International Design School. Over the course of two days you’ll learn the principles of designing for dementia, strategies for successful design and the tools to turn your design concept into reality.

Core modules will include:

  • Introduction to Dementia and Why Design Matters
  • General Principles For Designing Better Buildings
  • Developing A Brief and Communicating Well

Elective ‘Design Basics’ modules will include:

  • Inside Spaces
  • Outdoor Spaces
  • Hearing, Sound and the Acoustic Environment
  • Colour and Contrast
  • Signage, Wayfinding and Navigating Spaces
  • Dining and Design
  • Evaluating (Auditing) Environments
  • HammondCare Model of Care and Integrating Design