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REMODEL/RENOVATION COMPETITION Seasons of Danvers DANVERS, MASS. Submitted by: JSA Inc. PORTSMOUTH, N.H. Cost per square foot: $160 Built in phases between the 1960s and the 1980s, this former nursing facility had been vacated by a larger healthcare corporation and fallen into disrepair, leaving a grim shell of a building. The developer and operator partnered on the project, seeing great potential as a medium-sized Alzheimer's/memory care facility in a convenient suburban location. The primary goal of the renovation was to stay precisely on a tight budget, enabling the community to charge monthly resident fees that are 25 percent less than similar communities in the region, resulting in occupancy rates of nearly 100 percent. The courtyard, in particular, was seen as a vital part of this Alzheimer's community as it allows a secure outdoor space for residents to walk, socialize, and be connected to nature. There are opportunities for gardening and multiple sitting spaces. The courtyard allows for a colorful view from resident rooms and from the central household. When possible, residents are encouraged and helped to go outside in the new courtyard. They can go at their own pace because of the security level of the enclosure and soak in the great outdoors. Simply being outside stimulates their senses-the wind on their face, the smell PHOTO (BEFORE AND AFTER): JSA, INC. Jury comments: * This is a big project renovation adding value to architecture, community, and group with need at a respectably low cost. * Transformational. This is what a renovation should do and that is to repurpose and reconfigure. Looking side by side you do not see remnants of the old. Well-done project. * Wow! Kudos for prioritizing the outdoor space for memory care. Reader comments: * The courtyard BEFORE meets resident needs for security while offering socialization options. * The outside courtyard is beautiful and provides a place for all residents (with memory impairment) and their families to experience the calming effects of nature. of flowers, the sound of neighbors laughing, the sight of a bird soaring or the feel of the sun warming their skin. Residents are calmer and happier because of this daily connection to nature. The finished project is nearly unrecognizable from its former self, with bright, life-enhancing renovations in every area of the building and grounds. It has become the centerpiece of this renovation. Design team: Buildable Sites LLC (developer); Groom Construction (contractor); JSA Inc (architect); UBLA Landscape Architecture (landscape architect); JSN Associates (structural engineer); Northbridge Cos. (operator). BEFORE PHOTO (BEFORE AND AFTER): JSA, INC. Environments for Aging * special supplement 61

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Environments for Aging - Fall 2016
Contents
EFAmagazine.com
Editorial
Show Talk
Bulletin
Community
Bigger in Texas
Exterior Expectations
Personalized Care
High Design
Creative License
Top 10 Remodel/ Renovation Projects
Design Profiles
Product Gallery
Q+A
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