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


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Tuesday, October 24, 2023
1 pm ET, noon CT, 11 am MT, 10 am PT



This webinar has already taken place. You can watch the webinar recording below:

Rob Simonetti AIA, LEED AP

Senior Living Studio Leader

LaBella Associates

Janice Sanada

Architect, Managing Principal

LRS Architects

Nicole Hill

Registered Interior Designer, NCIDQ

Senior Project Manager

Faulkner Design Group

Thomas McQuillen, AIA


Lizard Rock Designs, LLC

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Course Description

This session will review the Award of Merit and Honorable Mention-winning projects from Environments for Aging magazine’s 2023 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 and indicate 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.