AARP/AIAS Competition Winners Announced!

AARP/AIAS Aging in Place Competition Winners

The AIAS and AARP proudly announces the winners of the 2012 Aging in Place Kitchen Design Competition!

Winning submissions can be viewed at,

First Place
Preservation through Creation
Tony Zhang, Daniel Gehr, Richard May
Advisor: Erica Cochran
2nd year students, Carnegie Mellon University

Second Place
Staying Young in Old City: Securing Independence through Adaptable Design
Jason Klinker, Madeline LaPlante
Recent Graduates, Ball State University

Third Place
Justin Petersen
Recent Graduate, University of Minnesota

Honorable Mention
Green Kitchen
Kemal Koray Aysin
2nd year student, University of Maryland

Honorable Mention
Adjusting with Time
Samantha Raburn, Michael Markham
3rd & 4th year students, Louisiana Tech University

Merit Award
Aged to Perfection
Diane Cocchiara, Jeff Osburn
5th year students, University of Oklahoma

Merit Award
Eric Tam, Dana Dimalanta
Advisor: Richard Knoeppel
High School Students, Advanced Technologies Academy

Merit Award
A Kitchen Alive
Nick Tafel, Edgar Mozo, Joel Pominville, David Herrero
3rd year students, Clemson University

Merit Award
Diane Rosch
3rd year student, Clemson University

Congratulations again to all of the winning teams. To learn more about AIAS Student Design Competitions click here.

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