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2021 Healthcare Design Awards
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9 Winners Announced winner
Honoring excellence and originality in healthcare interior design that is exemplary of extraordinary innovations in design concepts across 14 categories.
Project Title
TriHealth Thomas Comprehensive Care Center
Images by Brad Feinknopf Photography
Cincinnati, Ohio
Location
GBBN
Firm
Ambulatory | Cancer Center
Category
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Project Title
St. Elizabeth Cancer Center
Images by Corey Gaffer Photography
Edgewood, Kentucky
Location
HGA
Firm
Ambulatory | Cancer Center
Category
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Project Title
University of Louisville Physicians Novak Center for Children’s Health
Images by Feinknopf Photography / Brad Feinknopf
Louisville, Kentucky
Location
EYP
Firm
Ambulatory | Pediatric
Category
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Project Title
Westlake Dermatology, Highland Park
Images by Chase Daniel
Dallas, Texas
Location
Michael Hsu Office of Architecture
Firm
Ambulatory | Specialty Clinic
Category
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Project Title
Inspir Carnegie Hill
Images by Evan Joseph Photography
New York
Location
Handel Architects
Firm
Extended Care & Assisted Living Facilities | Long-term Care
Category
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Project Title
Guild Crisis and Recovery Center
Images by VONDELINDE LLC
Savage, Minnesota
Location
UrbanWork Architecture
Firm
Extended Care & Assisted Living Facilities | Mental Health
Category
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Project Title
University of Virginia, University Hospital Expansion
Images by Halkin Mason Photography
Charlottesville, Virginia
Location
Perkins&Will
Firm
Hospitals | Academic/Teaching Hospital
Category
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Project Title
Texas Health Frisco
Images by Tom Harris / Daryl Shields (HKS)
Frisco, Texas
Location
HKS Architects
Firm
Hospitals | Community
Category
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Project Title
Jacob K. Javits Center Medical Station & Temporary Field Hospital
Images by di Domenico + Partners
New York
Location
di Domenico + Partners
Firm
Transformation & Innovation
Category
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Competition Guidelines
Guidelines
Submission Requirements

All submissions will be done electronically, no hard copy submissions will be accepted. To enter a project into this competition, you will need to prepare and submit the following:

Written Component

Your firm's contact information including name, address, phone number, and email

Your design project's information including name and location
Project description: a brief project summary (50-word maximum)
Challenge statement: a description of your design challenge (250-word maximum)
Solution statement: a description of specific solutions to project challenges (250-word maximum)

Images

Please submit color images of your completed project, in JPG or JPEG format with a maximum file size of 1MB. You may submit captions to your images, not to exceed 50 words. Take note of the following additional guidelines:

Submit 7-10 color images total - of these images only one (1) exterior image is permitted, and a maximum of three (3) floorplans

No composite images allowed - only one photograph per image upload
Use numbers to name your image files, in order of uploads (01, 02, 03, etc). Please use the following format for floor plans: "floorplan1, floorplan2, floorplan3"
Do not reference or include your design/architectural firm name/logo in the images.
Images may be edited to improve contrast ratio, color balance, and composition through cropping only.
Images may not be edited to add, remove, or alter any aspect or element of the project including its context. Images should represent the project as it exists in the built environment.
Conceptual renderings will not be accepted

Categories

Projects must be submitted in one of the categories below. All projects are eligible for the Transformation and Innovation Award, which recognizes a project that is leading the industry and advancing healthcare outcomes. Categories may be renamed, consolidated, or eliminated (and projects reclassified) at the discretion of IIDA and/or the jurors.

Ambulatory (specialty clinic, pediatric, cancer center, ambulatory surgery center, or urgent care center)

Hospitals (community, academic/teaching hospitals, pediatric, women's psychiatric)
Extended Care & Assisted Living Facilities (skilled nursing facility, mental health, long-term care, hospice/palliative care)

Judging

The winning design projects are chosen by a jury of design professionals. Submissions are judged on excellence in aesthetics, design, creativity, and function as well as the suitability of the design solution to the project challenge and the successful integration of the elements of design. The jury reserves the right to not select a winner from the entries submitted.

Prize

Category winners and the Transformation and Innovation Award recipients are announced in September. Winners will be featured on IIDA.org and will also receive official digital assets, including competition winner logos for self-promotion, coverage and mention on IIDA’s social media accounts, and in an official press release distributed to leading industry outlets and media partners.

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