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Building Type Basics for Senior Living

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Perkins Eastman
Building Type Basics Series
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Essential information for the design of senior livingfacilities
Building Type Basics for Senior Living, Second Edition isyour one-stop reference for essential information you need to planand successfully complete the design of residential careenvironments for seniors on time and within budget.

Primary authors Bradford Perkins and J. David Hoglund and theirPerkins Eastman colleagues--all experts in senior livingdesign--share firsthand knowledge to guide you through allaspects of the design of senior living communities, includingindependent living and assisted living apartments, and skillednursing facilities.

This edition features new examples of completed projects and isup to date with the latest developments in senior living design,including coverage of sustainable design, renovation andreinvention, international opportunities, operations, and projectfinancing.

This new edition offers:
* Numerous photographs, diagrams, and plans
* A new chapter on issues, trends, and challenges for the seniorliving industry in the next decade
* A new chapter devoted to sustainability strategies andconsiderations
* Up-to-date coverage of new technologies being implemented insenior living facilities
* New space programming standards and sample programs

Like every Building Type Basics book, this convenientlyorganized quick reference provides authoritative, up-to-dateinformation instantly and saves professionals countless hours ofresearch.
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 ElectricalSystems 215

10. Communications and Low-Voltage Electrical Systems235

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 Living352

Appendix C: Geriatric Clinic: Typical Program Components 353

Appendix D: Sample Large Outpatient Clinic Program 354

Appendix E: Sample Enhanced Retirement Community Clinic Program355

Appendix F: Adult Day Care: Sample Program for 50 Participants356

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 LivingFacility with 20-Bed Memory-Support Neighborhood 366

Appendix K: Sample Program for 40-person Memory-Care Residence369

Appendix L: Sample Program for Independent Living with ServicesBuilding--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
Building Type Basics for Senior Living is the definitive guide to the architectural and interior design of senior living homes, including assisted living and skilled nursing facilities. This second edition is thoroughly updated with new examples of projects completed in recent years, and new or updated coverage of a number of topics, including design for the upcoming retiring Baby Boomers, sustainable design, renovations, international opportunities, operations, and project financing.

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