Environments for Aging is pleased to announce the winners of our 15th annual Remodel/Renovation Competition!

A panel of 15 industry experts including architects, interior designers, providers, and consultants reviewed 29 submissions and determined this year’s Gold, Silver, and Bronze award winners. Here are the final results:

Gold Winner: Wesley on Grand, Chamberlain Main Floor Fireside (Des Moines, Iowa)
Submitted by Pope Design Group

Silver Winner: RiverWalk by RiverSpring Living, Bar & Restaurant (Riverdale, N.Y.)
Submitted by MDP | Merlino Design Partnership, Inc.

Bronze Winner: The Garlands of Barrington, The Galleria (Barrington, Ill.)
Submitted by EUA (Eppstein Uhen Architects)

Winners will receive special recognition at our annual Environments for Aging Expo & Conference (April 2024, Atlanta), and bonus coverage of their projects in the Winter 2023 issue of Environments for Aging.

In addition, all participating firms will be included in a Remodel/Renovation Gallery, also appearing in the Winter 2023 issue, with a quarter-page profile of their project, allowing readers an opportunity to view all of the project entries.

For more information about this program, contact Donna Hidalgo
Donna.hidalgo@emeraldx.com
210.419.9017

MEET THE JURY

A standout jury of architects, interior designers, consultants, and providers reviewed this year’s submissions and selected the winners. Meet them below:

Roger L. Beins

Roger L. Beins

Chief Operating Officer, Menno Haven Retirement Communities

Margaret Calkins, Ph.D

Margaret Calkins, Ph.D

Senior Researcher and Board Chair, IDEAS Institute

Andrew Centanni

Andrew Centanni

Vice President of Building Design and Development, Cassia

Rachelle DeGeorge

Rachelle DeGeorge

Principal/Interior Designer, Studio 121, Inc.

Marco DePalma

Marco DePalma

President, The Belaire Group, LLC

Tom Dillenbeck

Tom Dillenbeck

Senior Vice President, Hobbs+Black Architects

Jennifer Fleming

Jennifer Fleming

Owner and Principal, Rice Fergus Miller Architecture

Hao Huang

Hao Huang

Ph.D. candidate, Texas A&M University

Jim Hudgins

Jim Hudgins

President, THW Design

Dinah Martin Kmetz

Dinah Martin Kmetz

Executive Director Project Management, Saint Therese

Paula Ledbetter

Paula Ledbetter

Vice President, Mather

Sharon Lessard

Sharon Lessard

Chief Creative Officer, Ensemble

Eileen Nacht

Eileen Nacht

Senior Living Studio Director, RDL Architects

Stacy Peters

Stacy Peters

Principal, Faulkner Design Group

Shannon Remaley

Shannon Remaley

Principal, Meyer