Environments for Aging’s Remodel / Renovation Competition: A Review of the 2022 Winners


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Thursday, July 13, 2023
1 pm ET, noon CT, 11 am MT, 10 am PT



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Learn more about the 2022 EFA Remodel/Renovation Competition award winners in the Winter, 2022 Environments for Aging Magazine

Learn more about submitting your project for the 2023 competition Reservations due August 3, 2023!

Jury duty can be fun! Throw your hat in the ring to be a juror in an upcoming EFA Design Competition

Presented by:

Darla Esnard


Ankrom Moisan

Tom Dillenbeck, AIA

Sr. Vice President

Hobbs + Black Architects

Andrew Carle


Carle Consulting

Ric D’Amico

Sr. VP, Real Estate Dev/Svcs

Acts Retirement Life Communities

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 brings together winners from the 2022 competition to explore their specific projects 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 in 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