Awards & Publications

IDA has received top honors from numerous nationally and internationally recognized organizations for our design work in the Senior Living and Hospitality arenas.

Awards & Publications

IDA has received top honors from numerous nationally and internationally recognized organizations for our design work in the Senior Living and Hospitality arenas.

SENIOR LIVING PROJECTS

Mather Place of Wilmette (Wilmette, IL)

  • 2017 NAHB Best of 55+ Housing Awards
    • Silver Achievement Award for Best 55+ Remodeled Project

Watercrest Lake Nona (Orlando, FL)

  • 2016 NAHB Best of 55+ Housing Awards
    • Silver Achievement Award for Best 55+ Assisted Living / Special Needs Community – On the Boards

Senior Star at Wexford Place Assisted Living & Memory Care (Kansas City, MO)

  • 2015 NAHB Best of 50+ Housing Awards
    • Silver Achievement Award for Best 50+ Assisted Living / Special Needs Community
  • 2014 Aurora Awards
    • Aurora Award for Retirement Communities / 50+ Community – Rental

The Hallmark (Chicago, IL)

  • 2014 NAHB Best of 50+ Housing Awards
    • Gold Achievement Award for Best 50+ Remodeled Project

Rydal Park – Joseph C. Scott Medical Center (Rydal, PA)

  • 2013 NAHB Best of 50+ Housing Awards
    • Silver Achievement Award for Best 50+ Assisted Living / Special Needs Community
  • 2012 Aurora Awards
    • Aurora Award for Retirement Communities / 50+ Community – Rental

The Mather – Phase 2 (Evanston, IL)

  • 2013 NAHB Best of 50+ Housing Awards
    • Silver Achievement Award for Best 50+ CCRC Community
  • 2012 Aurora Awards
    • Grand Aurora Award for Best in State – Illinois
    • Grand Aurora Award for Retirement Communities / 50+ Community – Equity
    • Aurora Award for Retirement Communities / 50+ Community – Equity
    • Aurora Award for Interior Merchandising – Commercial / Business Use / Common Public Areas
    • Aurora Award for Interior Detailing – Over $2,000,001
  • 2012 NAHB Best of 50+ Housing Awards
    • Gold Achievement Award for Best CCRC or IL/AL – On the Boards

The Mather – Phase 1 (Evanston, IL)

  • 2012 NAHB Best of 50+ Housing Awards
    • Gold Achievement Award for Best Repositioned Property
  • 2010 Aurora Awards
    • Grand Aurora Award for Best in State – Illinois
    • Grand Aurora Award for Retirement Communities / 50+ Community – Equity
    • Aurora Award for Retirement Communities / 50+ Community – Equity
    • Aurora Award for Interior Detailing – Over $2,000,001

Providence Point (Pittsburgh, PA)

  • 2011 Aurora Awards
    • Aurora Award for Retirement Community – Equity

Lenbrook (Atlanta, GA)

  • 2009 Aurora Awards
    • Grand Aurora Award for Best in State – Georgia
    • Grand Aurora Award for Retirement Communities / 50+ Community – Equity
    • Aurora Award for Retirement Communities / 50+ Community – Equity
  • 2009 NAHB Best of 50+ Housing Awards
    • Gold Achievement Award for CCRC Common Area – Best Overall

Splendido at Rancho Vistoso (Tucson, AZ)

  • 2007 NAHB Best of 50+ Housing Awards
    • Gold Achievement Award for CCRC Large – Overall Community
    • Gold Achievement Award for CCRC Common Area Interior Design

Montereau (Tulsa, OK)

  • 2005 Best of Seniors Housing Awards
    • Platinum Award for Large CCRC Common Area Interior Design

Classic Residence by Hyatt at Aventura (Aventura, FL)

  • 2005 NAHB Best of Seniors Housing Awards
    • Platinum Award for CCRC Large – Overall Community
    • Gold Award for Large CCRC Common Area Interior Design
  • 2000 NAHB Best of Senior Housing Awards
    • Gold Award for On the Boards – Old Adult Community

Classic Residence by Hyatt at The Glen (Glenview, IL)

  • 2004 IIDA Tennessee Chapter Design Competition Awards
    • Bronze Award for Healthcare
  • 2004 NAHB Best of Senior Housing Awards
    • Platinum Award for CCRC Large – Overall Community
    • Platinum Award for Large CCRC Common Area Interior Design
  • 2001 NAHB Best of Senior Living Awards
    • Gold Award for On the Boards – Service Enriched Seniors Housing

Marbella at Pelican Bay (Naples, FL)

  • 2000 ASID / IIDA Tennessee Chapter Design Awards
    • Contract / Healthcare Award
  • 2000 Aurora Awards
    • Aurora Award for Interior Merchandising – Common Public Areas
  • 1999 Gold Key Awards
    • Gold Key Finalist for Senior Living Facilities

Woodhaven at Williamsburg Landing (Williamsburg, VA)

  • 2000 NAHB Best of Seniors Housing Awards
    • Gold Award for Interior Design – Older Adult

Lakeside Village, A Classic Residence by Hyatt (Lantana, FL)

  • 1998 NAHB Best of Seniors Housing Awards
    • Gold Award for Interior Design

HOSPITALITY PROJECTS

1200 Avenue at Port Imperial (Weehawken, NJ)

  • 2015 Aurora Awards
    • Grand Aurora Award for Best of State – New Jersey
    • Grand Aurora Award for Interior Merchandising – Commercial / Business Use/ Common Public Areas
    • Aurora Award for Interior Merchandising – Commercial / Business Use / Common Public Areas

850 Lake Shore Drive (Chicago, IL)

  • 2014 Aurora Awards
    • Grand Aurora Award for Best of State – Illinois
    • Grand Aurora Award for Remodeling, Rehabilitation or Historical Restoration – Commercial / Renovation Space
    • Aurora Award for Remodeling, Rehabilitation or Historical Restoration – Commercial / Renovation Space
    • Aurora Award for Interior Merchandising – Commercial / Business Use / Common Public Areas

Watermark on Hudson (North Bergen, NJ)

  • 2009 Aurora Awards
    • Grand Aurora Award for Best of State – New Jersey
    • Grand Aurora Award for Interior Merchandising – Common Public Areas
    • Aurora Award for Interior Merchandising – Common Public Areas
    • Aurora Award for Interior Detailing – Over $2,000,001

One Singer Island (Singer Island, FL)

  • 2007 Aurora Award for Interior Detailing – $1,000,000 – $2,000,000

Veracruz at Cape Marco (Marco Island, FL)

  • 2006 Aurora Awards
    • Grand Aurora Award for Interior Detailing – Over $2,000,001
    • Grand Aurora Award for Interior Merchandising – High Rise Amenity
    • Aurora Award for Landscape / Pool Design
    • Aurora Award for Interior Detailing – Over $2,000,001
    • Aurora Award for Interior Merchandising – Recreational Facility

Belize at Cape Marco (Marco Island, FL)

  • 2005 Aurora Awards
    • Aurora Award for Interior Merchandising – Commercial / Public Area
    • Aurora Award for Interior Detailing – Over $2,000,001

Penthouse 21 Model Residence at Seasons at Naples Cay (Naples, FL)

  • 2004 Aurora Awards
    • Grand Aurora Award for Interior Merchandising – Over $3,000,001
    • Aurora Award for Interior Merchandising – Over $3,000,001
    • Aurora Award for Interior Detailing – Over $2,000,001

Seasons at Naples Cay (Naples, FL)

  • 2003 Aurora Awards
    • Aurora Award for Interior Merchandising – Common Public Areas

Montenero at Pelican Bay (Naples, FL)

  • 2002 Aurora Awards
    • Aurora Award for Interior Merchandising – Common Public Areas

Coronado at Pelican Bay (Naples, FL)

  • 2000 ASID / IIDA Tennessee Chapter Design Awards
    • Contract / Hospitality Award

MAGAZINE PUBLICATIONS

Watercrest St. Lucie West (Port St. Lucie, FL)

  • Environments for Aging, Spring 2019 edition
    • 2019 EFA Design Showcase

Messiah Village – Residential Living Building (Mechanicsburg, PA)

  • Environments for Aging, Spring 2019 edition
    • 2019 EFA Design Showcase

Menger Springs (Boerne, TX)

  • Environments for Aging, Spring 2017 edition
    • 2017 EFA Design Showcase

Terraces at Los Altos (Los Altos, CA)

  • Environments for Aging, Spring 2015 edition
    • 2015 EFA Design Showcase

Trillium Woods (Plymouth, MN)

  • Environments for Aging, Spring 2015 edition
    • 2015 EFA Design Showcase

Sharon Towers – Dining & Commons Renovation (Charlotte, NC)

  • Environments for Aging, Fall 2014 edition
    • 2014 Remodel / Renovation Competition

Rydal Park – Dining and Commons Renovation (Rydal, PA)

  • Environments for Aging, Fall 2012 edition
    • 2012 Remodel / Renovation Competition

IN THE NEWS

Ventana by Buckner (Dallas, TX)

  • The New York Times, December 4, 2018 edition
    • “Boomers Create a Surge in Luxury Care Communities”

Grandview at Bay Beach (Ft. Myers, FL)

  • Florida Weekly, Week of October 31 – November 6, 2018 edition
    • “London Bay and Design Partners Create User-Friendly Lifestyle at Grandview”

La Scala at The Colony (Bonita Springs, FL)

  • “Luxury Living” magazine, Winter 2004 edition
    • High on Naples (New Standards of Luxury in High-Rise Condominium Living in Lee and Collier Counties

Penthouse 21 Model Residence at Seasons at Naples Cay (Naples, FL)

  • “Florida Architecture” magazine, 69th edition
    • Taken to the Limit
  • “Luxury Living” magazine, Winter 2004 edition
    • High on Naples (New Standards of Luxury in High-Rise Condominium Living are Being Redefined in Southwest Florida)
  • “Gulfshore Life” magazine, March 2004 edition
    • Top of the Market (the 20 Most Expensive Model Homes in Lee and Collier Counties
    • Tie for 1st place at $12,500,000