Announcing The 2017 SHN Architecture & Design Awards

Senior Housing News (SHN) is excited to officially announce the 2017 Architecture & Design Awards sponsored exclusively by Kwalu. This event, now in its fifth year, draws interest from around the United States and world from owners, operators, developers, architects, interior designers and students that are engaged in the future of senior housing.

This year’s competition officially kicks off September 5, 2017 when SHN will start accepting entries for the following categories:

  • Affordable
  • Assisted Living
  • CCRC
  • Independent Living
  • International
  • Renovation or Repositioning
  • Skilled Nursing/Post Acute Care
  • Stand Alone Memory Care
  • Student:  Exterior Design
  • Student:  Interior Design

This year’s competition features two categories for students that focus on a case study approach to exterior architectural and interior design.  Each specific category has a design brief that allows students and their professors to bring real-life senior living design to the classroom in a practical format.  


This year the competition will be judged by 11 distinguished judges from across the senior housing industry. For more information on participating in the competition, visit the Senior Housing News 2017 Architecture & Design Awards website. The last day to submit your entry is November 13, 2016 at 11:59 PM CT and winners will be announced in mid-December.