Design briefs, June 2018
- Cleveland-based architecture firm c.c. hodgson has won two AIA Design for Aging awards — one for Seasons at Alexandria for Baptist Life and the other for EmpathiCare Village for Miami Jewish Health. Seasons is in the finishing stages of construction, whereas EmpathiCare is expected to be completed next year.
- Legacy Living in Jasper, IN, recently broke ground after nearly a year in the planning stage. Once completed, the $18 million project will include 18 town homes for independent living, with 70 independent and assisted living apartments, as well as 25 memory care units.
- Revel South Bay in Torrance, CA, is expected to open in the summer of 2020. The three-story independent living community comprising 185 studio, one-, and two-bedroom apartments will have several defining features, including a theater, private outdoor swimming pool, landscaped outdoor spaces with raised gardens, fitness center, full-service salon and spa, and multiple dining options designed by acclaimed chef and Food Network star Beau MacMillan.
- Independent living has been a primary focus among nonprofit senior living community expansion projects in recent years, according to newly published data.