EFA Design Showcase Awards: A Presentation of Industry-Leading Design Excellence


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Wednesday, November 3, 2021
1 pm ET, noon CT, 11 am MT, 10 am PT



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Presented by

Shirah Kasongo Cahill – Associate/Landscape Architect, SWBR

Ray Yancey – Director of Senior Living, LRS Architects

Dustin Julius – Project Designer, RLPS

Amy Carpenter – Principal, SFCS Architects

Jerry Walleck – Principal/Board Director, Perkins Eastman

David Fik – President, Lantz-Boggio Architects

Taylor Knisley – Project Manager, Faulkner Design Group

Course Description

This session will review the Award of Merit and Honorable Mention-winning projects from the 2021 Environments for Aging Magazine Design Showcase. The session panelists will include team members representing the Award of Merit projects in addition to one member of the jury team. Project team panelists will describe each of the projects, indicating how the project achieved excellence across the competition’s four metrics: Innovation, Experience, Aesthetics, and Operations/Well-Being. The juror panelist will review industry and design trends noted in this year’s submissions, focusing on those that represent important ideas for the design community to incorporate into future environments.

Learning Objectives

• Learn about design attributes, challenges overcome, and solutions employed to create award-winning environments for aging.
• Understand innovative industry and design trends that represent important concepts to incorporate into future environments.
• Learn how senior housing providers are positively impacting resident quality of life and the experiences of staff and family.
• Gain valuable insights into the design award submission, review, and award process.