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Where does the sun rise and set? What
areas offer visually appealing views? The
answers to these questions will help determine where to place outdoor amenities.
For example, situating outdoor entertainment spaces by a community's front door
opens the property up, drawing in neighbors for events. Those unfamiliar with the
campus may feel welcomed and intrigued
by the activities occurring outside. It's an
easy way to market a brand and give a
taste of what's offered.

Inside to out

THREE: LIVING ARCHITECTURE

The relationship of a community's interior
architecture to its outdoor spaces should
be seamless and an extension from one to
the other. The human spirit longs for and
requires a connection to the outdoors, as
it provides a sense of well-being and a
confirmation of time and place.
Extending an indoor room to the
outside through glass or openings or
enhancing the interiors by bringing in
natural exterior materials into the design
can seamlessly integrate one space with
the next. Expansive windows allow natural
light to permeate rooms and create a visual extension of a space. Natural lighting
also reveals textures and patterns through
shadows and cues residents to the time
of day.
Integrating interior architecture with outdoor spaces contemporizes a community by
emphasizing modern values and aesthetics,
and it reinforces the transparency and openness that we seek in our everyday lives. EFA

Above: San Antonio will
be home to senior living
community Franklin Park
Alamo Heights, scheduled to
open in late 2016, featuring
a street-level auto court. This
quiet reception courtyard
is one of eight outdoor
rooms strategically placed
throughout the community.
The second floor focuses on
entertainment and features
a 28-seat, tiered theater
with audiovisual technology
and a multipurpose room
designed with a dance
floor and connected to the
outdoor courtyard. Left:
The site plan of Nakoma
Sky, expected to open in
2018 or 2019, illustrates
how to space outdoor
amenities to guide residents
in their daily exploration
of the community's desert
environment. These
recreational areas will vary
in size, scope, landscaping,
amenities, and overall design
to suit varying needs and
interests.

Rocky Berg is principal and director of senior
living business development at Three: Living
Architecture (Dallas). He can be reached at berg@
threearch.com.

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Bigger in Texas
Exterior Expectations
Personalized Care
High Design
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Top 10 Remodel/ Renovation Projects
Design Profiles
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