Building Type Basics for Senior Living

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Wiley, Jan 26, 2004 - Family & Relationships - 292 pages
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Learn the essentials of designing housing and care environments for the elderly with this volume in The Building Type Basic Series.
  • Includes material on active retirement communities, continuing care retirement communities, assisted living facilities, Alzheimer's facilities, hospices and more.
  • Thoroughly illustrated with descriptive floor plans, diagrams, and photographs, this practical guide is ideal for today's design professionals.

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Program Predesign
Project Process and Management
Unique Design Concerns

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About the author (2004)

BRADFORD PERKINS, FAIA, RAIC, AICP, is the founder of Perkins Eastman Architects, a New York—based architectural, interior design, and planning firm with a national practice and branch offices in Pittsburgh, Stamford (Connecticut), Charlotte (North Carolina), Chicago, San Francisco, and Toronto (Canada). His firm's designs of senior living and care facilities, as well as other building types, have received many awards for design excellence and have been widely published.

J. DAVID HOGLUND, FAIA, is a senior principal and director of Perkins Eastman, and head of the firm's Pittsburgh office.

DOUGLAS KING, AIA, AICP, is a senior principal and director in Perkins Eastman's New York office.

ERIC COHEN, AIA, is a senior associate at Perkins Eastman.

STEPHEN A. KLIMENT, FAIA (Series Founder and Editor), is an architectural journalist and an adjunct professor at the City College of New York. He was chief editor of Architectural Record from 1990 to 1996.

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