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Building Type Basics for Senior Living, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-33018-0
432 pages
July 2013
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Essential information for the design of senior living facilities

Building Type Basics for Senior Living, Second Edition is your one-stop reference for essential information you need to plan and successfully complete the design of residential care environments for seniors on time and within budget.

Primary authors Bradford Perkins and J. David Hoglund and their Perkins Eastman colleagues—all experts in senior living design—share firsthand knowledge to guide you through all aspects of the design of senior living communities, including independent living and assisted living apartments, and skilled nursing facilities.

This edition features new examples of completed projects and is up to date with the latest developments in senior living design, including coverage of sustainable design, renovation and reinvention, international opportunities, operations, and project financing.

This new edition offers:

  • Numerous photographs, diagrams, and plans
  • A new chapter on issues, trends, and challenges for the senior living industry in the next decade
  • A new chapter devoted to sustainability strategies and considerations
  • Up-to-date coverage of new technologies being implemented in senior living facilities
  • New space programming standards and sample programs

Like every Building Type Basics book, this conveniently organized quick reference provides authoritative, up-to-date information instantly and saves professionals countless hours of research.

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Table of Contents

Preface xvii

Acknowledgments xix

1. Senior Living Today 1

2. Programming & Planning Guidelines 13

3. The Future of Senior Living 125

4. Project Process and Management 149

5. Site Planning, Parking, and Landscape Design 169

6. Building Codes 183

7. Sustainability 193

8. Structural Systems 205

9. Mechanical, Plumbing, Fire-Protection, And Electrical Systems 215

10. Communications and Low-Voltage Electrical Systems 235

11. Special Technologies 241

12. Products And Equipment 245

13. Acoustics 255

14. Lighting Design 265

15. Interior Design 279

16. Renovation, Restoration, and Adaptive Reuse 299

17. International Challenges 307

18. Operation and Maintenance 325

19. Cost Management 335

20. Finances and Feasibility 343

Appendix A: Unit Types and Sizes for Senior Living 351

Appendix B: Building Net-to-Gross Factors for Senior Living 352

Appendix C: Geriatric Clinic: Typical Program Components 353

Appendix D: Sample Large Outpatient Clinic Program 354

Appendix E: Sample Enhanced Retirement Community Clinic Program 355

Appendix F: Adult Day Care: Sample Program for 50 Participants 356

Appendix G: Long-Term Care Gross Area per Bed Guidelines 358

Appendix H: Typical Long-Term Care Program Components 359

Appendix I: Sample Program: Long-Term Care, 126 Bed, 4-Story (and Basement) Neighborhood/Household Model 360

Appendix J: Freestanding 75-Unit, 3-Story Assisted Living Facility with 20-Bed Memory-Support Neighborhood 366

Appendix K: Sample Program for 40-person Memory-Care Residence 369

Appendix L: Sample Program for Independent Living with Services Building—150 Units, 4 Stories, 2 Wings 371

Appendix M: CCRC Program 375

Appendix N: Enhanced CCRC Therapy Program 383

Glossary 385

Bibliography and References 395

Index 399

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Author Information

L. BRADFORD PERKINS, FAIA, MRAIC, AICP, is the founder and Chairman of Perkins Eastman, an international architectural, interior design, and planning firm based in New York with eight additional offices in North America and four more around the world. He is author or coauthor of three books published by Wiley: International Practice for Architects; Building Type Basics for Elementary and Secondary Schools, Second Edition; and Architect's Essentials of Starting, Assessing, and Transitioning a Design Firm.

J. DAVID HOGLUND, FAIA, LEED AP, is the President of Perkins Eastman and the firm's National Practice Leader for Senior Living. Over a dozen Perkins Eastman principals and senior staff contributed to this book.

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