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CONTENTS

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FEATURES

2021 EFA DESIGN SHOWCASE
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Welcome

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2021 jury/award winners
and finalists

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Higher learning

20 Natural attraction
The Spires at Berry College is inspired by the sprawling surroundings of its campus
locale as it creates a true intergenerational environment. BY ANNE DINARDO

EFA brought together design leaders
from the 2021 Design Showcase's awardwinning projects to talk trends and shed
light on what's driving them. BY JENNIFER

26 Historic transformation
Watermark Retirement Communities turns a landmark building into a luxurious senior
living community in Brooklyn, N.Y. BY STACEY FREED

KOVACS SILVIS

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DEPARTMENTS

Standing out
The EFA Design Showcase's 10
finalists each excelled in at least one
of the program's four judging criteria of
innovation, aesthetics, experience, and
operations/well-being. BY JENNIFER KOVACS

4 EFAmagazine.com A rundown of exclusive content available at EFAmagazine.com
7 Editorial Take a moment BY JENNIFER KOVACS SILVIS

SILVIS

10 Bulletin Noteworthy industry news, trends, and topics
17 Community Shifting mindsets BY JENNIFER SODO AND MAX WINTERS

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128 The Spark LuAnn Thoma-Holec, principal and founder, Thoma-Holec Design

ON THE COVER
The Spires at Berry College, a 2021 EFA Design Showcase Award of Merit winner.
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Project directory

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EFA Design Showcase
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