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Universal Design

Clark-Lindsey, a local nonprofit Life Plan Community, has the mission to engage the mind, body and spirit in wellness and community so that older adults may thrive. Universal design is imperative to aging successfully. Clark-Lindsey understands the importance of providing living environments that allow for one to live as independently and fully as possible.

Clark-Lindsey is hosting an inaugural student competition to inspire the design of living spaces that support independence and well-being regardless of age or ability. Teams shall consist of two to four UIUC students. Students from any standing and major are eligible to compete. Interested students can download the competition parameters HERE. Teams will compete to produce the most innovative, age-friendly, cost effective, aesthetic and sustainable design for the space.



Friday, February 8th 4:00-5:00PM: Clark-Lindsey hosts a kickoff event and distributes the case and design parameters to competing teams

Friday, March 15th 5:00PM: Due date for submission of proposals

16th-25th Spring Break

Monday, March 25th: Finalists announced

Friday, March 29th 4:00-5:00PM: Finalists Presentation to Judges & Award Ceremony


Click here to view the Competition Design Parameters


Questions regarding the competition:

Laura Edwards, ledwards@clark-lindsey.com



Click Here to Register