The SHN Awards for Architecture and Design will be awarded to the communities 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:
Judges will evaluate the effectiveness of how the community is positioned within the overall community with a focus on features that promote access to transportation and other community-based services. Entries should highlight:
** some of the community integration factors may not be as relevant in entries for standalone memory care.
Amenities, Lifestyle & Wellness
Judges will evaluate the community’s features that incorporate a healthy lifestyle and provides residents access to products and services that make their lives easier. Entries should consider the following but may provide other examples of amenities, lifestyle & wellness:
Judges will be asked to evaluate the community on a global basis that not only encompasses the first three criteria but evaluates unique features of the community, overall value to the owner/operator, residents and local area. This is meant to evaluate the entire project as a whole and should be looked at separately from the other judging criteria.
Each judge will evaluate each category on a scale of 1 -10 with 1 being the lowest grade and 10 being the highest with increments of a half or quarter point (.5 or .25).
An average of each of the scores will be compiled and tabulated. In the event of a tie, the judges for the category shall re-convene and select a final winner.
The top three in each category will be classified: Winner | Second Place | Third Place
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