Senior Living Trends

Tech Talk: Considerations When Upgrading and Adding Foodservice Venues

August 28, 2017, In , , , , , by Tony Luciano

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The restaurant business has seen dramatic shifts in expectations and culinary trends in recent years.  This evolution of mealtime has been felt in senior communities for several years now.  The quality of the dining experience is a differentiator to make a community stand out from the competition.  Good food is fundamental to success of a community.  Residents demand fresh, locally sourced ingredients, nutritious meals, and a variety of choices.  Many communities have outdated dining ven... Read more...

In the Field

August 28, 2017, In , , , , by admin

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From Milwaukee-area multi-family to senior living projects across the country, the AG Team has a number of exciting projects under construction.

 

   

Drexel Ridge Apartments – Oak Creek, WI

Phased construction of 20 luxury apartment buildings with enviable amenities such as a state-of-the-art Clubhouse, resort-style pool, playground and walking trail.

 

  

The Meadow Active Lifestyle Community – Masonic Homes of Kent... Read more...

LeadingAge Annual Meeting & Expo – See you in New Orleans!

August 28, 2017, In , , , , , , by admin

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The LeadingAge Annual Meeting & Expo is just around the corner | October 29 – November 1, 2017. As you plan your time in New Orleans, make a note to stop by the AG Booth – #1921. We welcome the opportunity to speak with you about the future of your community.

If you need more time with us to discuss your specific project needs or challenges, please contact Jeff Hoffmann to set up an appointment with our team members.

We look forward to celebrating a... Read more...

What is A Sense of Community?

May 26, 2017, In , , , , , , , by Gene Guszkowski

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At AG Architecture, we work to design and build innovative structures for multifamily, mixed use and senior living clients that foster a sense of community. That is what we do. It is our tagline. But what does that mean?

For our firm, it is not just about creating a physical environment to house groups of people, it is about designing spaces that bring people closer together. It is also about the way in which we accomplish that, by working in a c... Read more...

Happy Anniversary Gene! 50 Years

May 26, 2017, In , , , , by admin

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From print boy to Senior Principal – May 23rd was Gene’s official 50th anniversary with AG (and the generations of the firm preceding it). It that time he has worked with 403 employees and touched approximately 725 projects.

Congratulations Gene!

   

Here are a few fun facts about Gene:

• Favorite reliable toolWhat has supported your design process then and now? A roll of yellow ... Read more...

In the News – Spring 2017

May 25, 2017, In , , , , , , , , , , by admin

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AG has been in the news the last few months receiving firm and project recognition as well as sharing industry insights. Check out some of latest In the News links to learn more.

 

Milwaukee Business Journal Real Estate Awards | Best New Development – Senior Housing: Village Pointe Commons

Each year the Milwaukee Business Journal recognizes area development projects that are making an impact on southeastern Wisconsin. AG Architecture worked with Tarant... Read more...

Meet the Team – Andy Korb & Mike Miller

May 25, 2017, In , , , , , , by admin

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AG Architecture is pleased to announce the promotion of Andy Korb and Mike Miller to Senior Associate. Both Korb and Miller joined the AG team in 2008, and each brings over 20 years of industry experience to support their leadership roles.

 

Korb’s experience in design, construction documents and project management provides a committed balance of creativity and detail to a broad range of projects including, financial, office, senior living, retail, multifamily and histori... Read more...

Join us at LeadingAge Florida – July 17 & 18, 2017

May 25, 2017, In , , , , , by admin

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Members of the AG Team will be in ChampionsGate, FL for the 54th Annual LeadingAge Florida Convention – July 17 & 18, 2017.

Come visit us at Booth #306. If you have a specific project challenge you would like to discuss, contact Jeff Hoffmann (414-431-3131) to set up an appointment.

See you in Florida!

 

AG’s Florida Portfolio includes:

Three Palms Health Center at East Ridge at Cutler Bay

 

The Terrac... Read more...

Preparing for the Future – Building Flexibility into Supportive Living Structures

February 27, 2017, In , , , , , , , by Andrew Korb

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The future can be uncertain when it comes to predicting the level of supportive living care your community will need. By implementing construction standards that suit the highest level of care today, you can adapt resident units to meet your needs tomorrow. This forward-thinking approach makes addressing the needed changes more financially feasible later.

In general, skilled nursing environments have the most stringent construction requirements, and these requirements can vary from sta... Read more...

Tech Talk – Getting the Lights Right | Lighting solutions that reinforce resident-centered care

February 27, 2017, In , , , , , , by Tony Luciano

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AG Architecture is synonymous with senior living architecture nationwide. I have been fortunate to spend over twenty years working to evolve and improve that product. When you work primarily in a specialty field, it is a good idea now and then, to step back and examine the path that has led us to our successes and evaluate areas for improvement. One topic that lends itself to periodic review is building lighting, specifically in resident rooms.

The word evolution usually refers to a sl... Read more...