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Environments for Aging names remodel/renovation competition winners

August 27, 2014
by Shandi Matambanadzo
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Environments for Aging named its Best in Category winner as well as nine finalists for the sixth annual Remodel/Renovation Competition, which this year focused on resident amenity projects. 

All submissions were reviewed and evaluated by industry experts appointed by SAGE, The Society for the Advancement of Gerontological Environments, which narrowed the list down to 10 projects that were then opened for reader voting online. The project that received the most votes, Charlestown Community, Terrace Café, earned Best in Category. 

Here are this year's top projects:

Best in Category
Charlestown Community, Terrace Café,  Catonsville, Md. (RLPS Architects)

Finalists (alphabetical by facility name)
Asbury Methodist Village, Diamond Apartments, Gaithersburg, Md. (THW Design)

The Broadmead Community, Cockeysville, Md. (BCT Architects)

Cosby Spear Highrise, Atlanta (THW Design)

Martins Run, Energy Club, Media, Pa. (RLPS Architects)

Meadowood, Schultz Community Center, Worcester, Pa. (RLPS Architects)

Resthaven Paradise, Dementia Enabling Garden, Adelaide, South Australia (DesignWELL Landscape Architects)

Sharon Towers Dining Venues, Charlotte, NC (Stewart & Conners Architects, PLLC)

The Village at Legacy Pointe, a Watermark Retirement Community, Waukee, Iowa (DesignPoint Inc.)

Vista del Monte, Santa Barbara, Calif. (CastleRock Design Group Inc.)

The projects of the Best in Category winner and all finalists will be published in the Fall 2014 issue of Environments for Aging. The award for Best in Category will be presented at the 2015 Environments for Aging Conference, to be held April 19 to 21 in Baltimore.

This article originally appeared in Long-Term Living sister publication Environments for Aging.