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The June 18 episode of BD+C's "The Weekly" is available for viewing on demand. 
June 19, 2020 | BD+C Editors

The June 18 episode of BD+C's "The Weekly" is available for viewing on demand. 

Aegis Living Outdoor Living Room concept

Aegis Living Outdoor Living Room concept. All photos courtesy Aegis Living.

June 11, 2020 | AEGIS LIVING

Aegis Living creates a plexiglass-wrapped outdoor space for residents to sit while visiting wit...

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Goodwin House, Alexandria, Va., designed by Perkins Eastman

Goodwin House, Alexandria, Va., designed by Perkins Eastman. Nine "small house" communities of 12 residents each share this courtyard, where residents can get outside during the COVID-19 quarantine. Photo: © Sarah Mechling / Courtesy Perkins Eastman

May 11, 2020 | Bradford Perkins, FAIA, and Martin Siefering, AIA

Two nationally recognized experts in the design of senior living facilities offer a 13-point pl...

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Courtesy Pixabay

May 08, 2020 | OZ Architecture 

Report provides design solutions that can help reduce germ transmission in older adult communit...

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Lobby of Arbor Terrace at Fulton (Md.), designed by BCT Architects

Lobby of the 86-unit assisted living/memory care community Arbor Terrace at Fulton (Md.), designed by BCT Architects. Photo: Green Sofa Productions

May 05, 2020 | BY PAT CURRY, CONTRIBUTING EDITOR

Communities in California, Colorado, Florida, Maryland, and Virginia display excellence in memo...

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Navien tankless water heaters being checked by plumbing contractor

Navien NPE tankless water heaters being monitored at a senior living facility in Pennsylvania. Photo: Navien Inc.

April 23, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Twelve factors to consider in using tankless water heaters in multifamily housing.

NMHC survey of multifamily GCs delays

The NMHC found that the majority of the 135 multifamily contractors surveyed had experienced delays with apartment or condominium projects due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

   

April 05, 2020 | ROBERT CASSIDY, EXECUTIVE EDITOR

The...

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Atria Westminster senior living community

Courtesy OZ Architecture.

October 19, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Chicago-based CA Senior Living LLC is developing the project.

| August 07, 2018 |

 A housing community offering beautiful views of the Detroit River and Belle Isle as the city's w...

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The Curve @ West Angeles' art deco exterior

Rendering courtesy KFA.

July 05, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The development includes a mix of low- and very-low-income units.

Heartis village in Orland Park
April 24, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The units are split between assisted living apartments and memory care studios.

Senior living design trends for 2018

Jewel tones, lush fabrics, and mixed metals highlights the interior design trends for 2018. Photo: studioSIX5

January 31, 2018 | studioSIX5

Public-facing fitness centers and “sense of place” design accents are among the emerging trends i...

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2018 outlook: Economists point to slowdown, AEC professionals say ‘no way’

Photo: Juhasz Imre/Pexels

November 28, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Multifamily housing and senior living developments head the list of the hottest sectors heading i...

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Aspired Living of Westmont exterior

Aspired Living of Westmont, a 107-unit assisted living and memory care community developed by Pathway to Living, is currently welcoming residents in Westmont, Ill. Photo: Aspired Living of Westmont.

October 05, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Aspired Living of Westmont is a 107-unit assisted living and memory care community.

A man sits in a cafe

Image Jeff Sheldon, unsplash.com

September 07, 2017 | Laura Latham, Tama Duffy Day, and Lee Lindahl

Despite our enhanced understanding of how integral socialization and engagement are to long-term...

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A rendering of a senior care room
July 31, 2017 | Barry Kowalsky

When a family member can no longer be cared for in their current home, they require specialized c...

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May 09, 2017 | Perkins Eastman

There is an accessibility challenge facing the U.S. An estimated 1 in 5 people will be aged 65 or...

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Rendering of First Community Village showcases the positioning of the fitness center and spa near the front of the community. Rendering courtesy of three: living architecture.

January 25, 2017 | three: living architecture

The evolution of attracting Baby Boomers versus the Silent Generation.

August 03, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The building complies with NY state’s Medicaid Redesign Team program

Perkins Eastman releases white paper on impacts of Biophilic Design in senior living environments

Westminster Village in Scottsdale, Ariz. Photo courtesy Perkins Eastman

May 16, 2016 | Perkins Eastman

The paper highlights some of the firm's top projects that feature biophilic design, a sustainable...

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Rendering courtesy of three: living architecture

May 09, 2016 | BD+C Editors

Nakoma Sky is a 70-acre, desert-resort senior living community designed for an active lifestyle....

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CBRE: Seniors housing industry shifts its focus from real estate to business

Kingsway Retirement Village in Belle Plaine, Minn. Photo: waicontinuum/Creative Commons

April 18, 2016 | BD+C Editors

Last year was a strong year for the sector, which saw records set in per-unit pricing and low cap...

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Creating a home for eldercare using the ‘Green House’ design concept

Sketch: VOA Associates

April 14, 2016 | Douglas J. King, AIA, NCARB, CSI, ACHA

VOA Associates’ Douglas King offers design considerations in implementing the Green House concept...

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Photo: Brett VA, Wikimedia Commons

February 24, 2016 | CBRE and BD+C Staff

Senior housing occupancy is at its highest level since 2007, and 2015 was a record year for sales...

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Photo Credit: Mike Tuell, Tom E. Lutz, AKBD

February 01, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Charging stations, built-in coffeemakers, and pet stations—these are among the top kitchen design...

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Witherford Watson Mann designs innovative South London elderly community

Renderings courtesy Witherford Watson Mann

January 27, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

Architects with Witherford Watson Mann unveiled plans for a community residence in South London,...

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Invasive probes, including test cuts of existing EIFS cladding, can uncover hidd
January 14, 2016 | Arthur L. Sanders & Benjamin J. Robinson, Hoffmann Architects

This AIA CES Discovery course discusses the six elements of an EIFS wall assembly; common EIFS fa...

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Douglas County Community and Senior Center, a focal point for all ages
| August 05, 2015 | MBCI

In Douglas County, 30 percent of the 46,000 residents are senior citizens; thus the need for a se...

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The empire strikes back: George Lucas proposes new affordable housing complex he'll finance alone

Filmmaker George Lucas plans to build an affordable housing community on his Grady Ranch property, and will finance it himself. Image: Wikimedia Commons

April 27, 2015 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The latest plans are seen by some as payback for community opposition to his past real estate ven...

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KTGY homes in on seniors with new studio

Camino del Rey Senior Apartments in Santa Clara, Calif., offers 48 one-bedroom apartments that are affordable to seniors with annual incomes at or below 60% of the Santa Clara County Area Median Income. KTGY designed the project for developer ROEM Corporation. Photo: KTGY

March 10, 2015 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Its director, Doug Ahlstrom, says designs will emphasize socialization and community.

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