Students shall work to create a submission for ABC Personal Care, a client that would like to develop a community that will provide 19 units of assisted living and incorporate a common area (“Town Center”). This community, situated in Scarborough, Maine, will cater to the aging community and shall provide flexibility for older adults with/without moderate levels of cognitive impairment and their families. One of the key goals is to provide future residents with options that enable quality care in a stigma-free, residential environment.
Submissions for the competition shall incorporate ABC Personal Care’s philosophy and standard of care, which is centered on the delicate balance between offering independence/quality of life to their community members, while still providing an environment secure enough to facilitate excellent care.
Students can choose to rename the client and choose a building name. Students have the option of choosing a different site location but will need to justify their choice of site.
Students shall work to create a submission for a client, ABC Personal Care, that is a design for a 19-unit assisted living community that incorporates a common area (“Town Center”). This community, situated in Scarborough, Maine, will cater to a broad segment of the elderly population that provides flexibility for older adults with low to moderate levels of cognitive impairment and their families are looking for options that provide quality care in a stigma-free, residential environment.
Submissions for the competition should be responsive to the client’s philosophy of care, which is centered on the delicate balance between offering independence to residents, while still providing an environment secure enough to facilitate excellent care. Students should take into consideration that residents should be allowed to come and go as they please and allow residents with wandering tendencies to be safe and monitored.
• Zoning Classification is R-3
• The maximum allowable Gross square footage on the site is 56,428 sf
• Maximum lot coverage limit is 25%
• Allowable FAR is 0.5
RENOVATION / REPOSITIONING
STAND ALONE MEMORY CARE