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The Generative Space Award

Produced by The Caritas Project in Partnership with RIBA USA

Chicago Chapter
March 20, 2017 - June 15, 2017
Location Global

Susan Black:

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This year, we are proud to partner with The Caritas Project on an awards program called The Generative Space Award. It recognizes break-through designs that improve health and healthcare. Submit your recent projects that clearly demonstrate the integration of the physical and social environments to make your community be A Place to Flourish.

All settings that satisfy the entry requirements are eligible for this award. The deadline for submittals is 15 June 2017.

Entry Requirements

Call for Entries: Please note the following criteria to determine if your project qualifies before submitting your entry.

Generative Space meets these criteria:

  • It improves the health and well-being of all
  • It improves the performance and effectiveness of the provider organization
  • Produces systemic and sustainable improvements over time
  • Improvements are measurable and demonstrate documented evidence substantiating these improvements
  • Fosters a breadth of improvement ranging from the unique experience of individuals to the establishment of communities that foster health, vitality, and well being.

What may be entered?

Health and healthcare settings in operation for five years or less, that demonstrate documented improvements for a full range of stakeholders, including the local community.

Who can enter?

Collaborative teams with a provider organization and design consultant(s).

The Award Benefit includes:

  • Public recognition at the annual Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo, including a display of the winning projects and consideration of presenting
  • Two complimentary Symposium registrations
  • Award trophy and certificate
  • International recognition of being a beacon project
  • Media outreach consideration by media partners (MCD and Metropolis)
  • International recognition through documentation of project on The CARITAS Project website.
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