EFA Remodel/Renovation Competition: A Review of the 2023 Winners


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Thursday, June 6, 2024
1 pm ET, noon CT, 11 am MT, 10 am PT



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With the reservations deadline for the 2024 Environments for Aging Remodel/Renovation Competition fast approaching, now is the perfect time to learn from the 2023 winners. Reserve your spot in the 2024 competition.

Presented by

Emily Weber, Senior Interior Designer – Pope Design Group

Christine Kepko, Design Director – Merlino Design Partnership

Karen Davis, NCIDQ, Senior Interior Designer : Associate — Eppstein Uhen Architects

Ric D’Amico, Active Residential Living Collective

Lisa Warnock, NCIDQ, Principal — Glow Interior Designs, LLC

Course Description

Environments for Aging magazine’s annual Remodel/Renovation Competition sheds light on projects that have noteworthy aspects to inspire future renovation projects, big or small. This presentation, led by EFA’s association partner SAGE, brings together winners from the 2023 competition to explore each one and how they approached their unique environments to create more meaningful settings. Attendees will walk away with a thorough understanding of what types of challenges emerge during remodels and renovations and how these proven project teams addressed those challenges. Attendees will also learn about the competition submission process and key elements to include in future submissions.

Learning Objectives

• Learn about renovation projects ranging in size, scope, and costs for a variety of older adult settings.
• Learn about design attributes, challenges, and solutions employed to create award-winning environments for aging.
• Understand the importance of including operational factors into the design process and how operators are positively impacting quality of life for residents, families, and staff.
• Gain insights into the design award submission, review, and award process