Judging Criteria


The SHN Architecture and Design Awards will be awarded to organizations based upon the following criteria:

Design & Aesthetics

Judges will evaluate the community look and design features and assign one overall score that takes into consideration the following:

  • Layout
  • Universal design elements
  • Color / Light
  • Creativity
  • Sustainability
  • Exterior views including landscape architecture

Community Integration

Amenities, Lifestyle & Wellness

Overall Score