Head of Facility Maintenance, Director of Plant Operations or Building Systems Manager—these titles are all fancy sounding names that don’t begin to describe the roles and duties of the people that take care of the special places that many people call home. Office buildings may require a janitor. Apartments may have a building super
Building facades are the face of your campus. The porte cochere, balcony details, landscaping and other exterior design elements communicate the essence of your community. The design sets the tone for the experience and creates an architectural relationship with its surrounding neighborhood.
Real Projects for Real People is a mantra for supporting the continued growth and redevelopment of senior living communities in the New Economy. We’ve talked about Micro-strategies for Creatively Repositioning Your Campus, The Successful Completion of Bite-Sized Projects, Common Spaces that Enhance a Sense of Community, and The New Definition of IL. Tackling and successfully completing these projects require more than a committed team.
Maximizing the dining experience is a priority in the world of senior living. Communities continue to look for ways to enhance services and increase venue options, but challenges remain—How do we efficiently and cost effectively service our dining programs?
Intense programming to support efficient space planning has always been an integral part of the design process, but as providers look to elevate the senior living experience this critical step continues to receive more attention. This isn’t simply an issue of using space efficiently.