The Barrington of Carmel and the Terraces of San Joaquin Gardens are among a select group of eight CCRC nominees for the 2nd annual Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards. Judged by a panel of industry professionals, the Senior Housing News Design and Architecture Awards recognize cutting-edge design, excellence and innovation in senior living.

The Barrington is based in Carmel, Ind. and sponsored by Senior Quality Lifestyles Corporation (SQLC). AG Architecture was the architect for the community, which was developed by Greystone.

The Terraces of San Joaquin Gardens serves Fresno, Calif. The community is sponsored by American Baptist Homes of the West (ABHOW) and was developed by Greystone. Douglas Pancake & Associates was the project architect.

Barrington San Joaquin Gardens

These finalists were chosen from an expansive group of communities nationwide that submitted their projects for consideration. From the Senior Housing News press release:

Projects will be judged by a panel of industry experts who will evaluate nominees based on design and aesthetic criteria. Not only will judges analyze design elements such as color, light and landscape architecture, but they will also consider community functionality by analyzing key features that are critical to property type, such as universal design techniques. Winners will be announced December 17.

This year’s judges bring a wealth of experience in senior housing design, architecture and consulting. The panel includes:

  • Jeff Anderzhon, FAIA, Senior Planning/Design Architect at Eppstein Uhen Architects

  • Elisabeth Borden, Principal at The Highland Group

  • Dan Cinelli, FAIA, Managing Principal at Perkins Eastman

  • David Dillard, FAIA, Principal at D2 Architecture

  • Gene R. Guszkowski, AIA, Senior Principal at AG Architecture

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