Design for Aging Review Awards: 14th Edition

Presenting the best in senior living design

Brightview Bethesda

Brightview Bethesda is located in the vibrant Bethesda Woodmont Triangle Arts and Entertainment District, which showcases arts festivals, dance & music concerts and film fests.

The Design for Aging Review includes a juried exhibition, a book, access to digital content, and educational programs that showcase facilities representing conscientious surroundings that advance environments for senior living. This comprehensive review of architectural design trends for the aging will become a reference for providers, developers, users, advocates, architects, interior designers, landscape architects, and other design professionals.

This competition furnishes architects and their teams the opportunity to demonstrate innovative solutions that improve the quality of life within specific project constraints.

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Baptist Life Communities

The defining moment for Baptist Life Communities was when they realized their new site was a blank canvas where they were not trying to fit into the context of

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Brightview Bethesda

Brightview Senior Living, a Baltimore-based senior living provider, has risen to the challenge of adapting their efficient low-rise suburban model, to a high-

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North Ridge at Tacoma Lutheran

North Ridge, a 14-resident, memory care small house addition to Tacoma Lutheran’s existing assisted living building, reflects a high level of thoughtfulness and

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Rose Villa Pocket Neighborhoods & Main Street

Known for its lush landscaping and relaxed lifestyle, Rose Villa consisted of linear, one-story garden apartments that no longer met consumer expectations.

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The Cottage at Cypress Cove

The Cottage at Cypress Cove is a new Memory Care Assisted Living residence that caters to residents with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia-related

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The Summit at Rockwood South Hill

Rockwood’s conviction that wellness is at the heart of their mission inspired the architects to integrate Biophilic design principles that reflect the eight

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Abiitan Mill City

Abiitan Mill City is a nod to the past and a vision for the future. Abiitan and the larger master plan site design were inspired by the area history and develop

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Caleb Hitchcock Memory Care Neighborhood at Duncaster Retirement Community

The 12 resident Memory Care small house at the Caleb Hitchcock Memory Care neighborhood reflects a thoughtful solution to current memory care research.

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Elm Place

Elm Place is built to the Passive House Standard. This brought energy costs down significantly—65% less than the same building built to code minimums.

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Fountainview at Gonda Westside

Fountainview’s design encourages interaction between residents of Fountainview and the Playa Vista community. It is designed to engage with the urban lifestyle

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Linden Park Apartments

Linden Park Apartments was originally constructed in 1967 as one of the earliest HUD 202-financed projects in the country to provide apartment living for senior

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