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N M ENTS FO R AG REMODEL/ RENOVATION COMPETITION WINNER Plymouth Harbor on Sarasota Bay Wellness Center SARASOTA, FLA. Submitted by: THW Design ATLANTA Cost per square foot: $139 ING ENVIRO REMODEL/RENOVATION COMPETITION 2016 BEFORE PHOTO (AFTER): THE GREG WILSON GROUP ARCHITECTURAL & INTERIOR PHOTOGRAPHERS Design team: Jim Hudgins, principal-in-charge; Lorraine Enwright, director of design; Bruce Tolbert, project architect; Lauren Adams, interior designer (THW Design; THW Interiors); SSR Inc. (engineering consultants) leadership and residents alike, was with complete views to clear: Create an exciting wellness a small social café and destination where residents can focus to the cardio/fitness on their health and wellness while area beside it. enjoying social opportunities with fellow residents. Other design objectives included removing A resident committee helped the existing exterior identify resident goals. The current concrete block walls surrounded by the blue waters of the space was dark and "uninspiring"; that completely blocked the magnifi- appearance. Many of the high-rise's Gulf Coast, Plymouth Harbor at Sara- they asked for a "sunny and bright" cent views to Sarasota Bay from the mechanical cooling and sprinkler sota Bay is a senior living community space that they would be eager to visit interior and replace them with con- mains that ran through the original that strives to place wellness at the frequently with family and friends. tinuous glazing that allowed complete space were rerouted through storage heart of its resident culture. This The design team interacted frequently visibility. Structural research with the spaces. The remaining plumbing and desire to promote healthy lifestyles, with the resident committee and staff existing post tension tower structure conduit lines were painted to match with both residents and staff alike, to develop the design. determined where nonstructural con- the concrete ceiling and add an urban crete block walls could be removed. character to the charm of the new to decide to create a new wellness tion fund with the request that the This added ample natural light that is wellness/fitness space. area for independent residents. A new wellness area include a ballroom showcased through interior glazing. wellness director, passionate about dance floor. She believed that dancing Where structural walls remained, a ness director said, "Regular fitness seniors' fitness, created programming adds passion and enthusiasm to life framed mirror detail was added that participation by residents has more goals. The existing fitness area, which and envisioned the space used for acted as a "reflector" of the views than tripled. They love to spend time was located in the basement of the parties and dance functions alike. from any perspective. here." Residents socialize frequently high-rise apartment tower, needed Zones of activity that were differenti- a significant renovation in order to ated all had complete visibility to one ceiling heights with the concrete with family, friends, and visitors in make this dream a reality. another. Complete with state-of-the- slab at 8 feet so colors and curved the space that affords them spectacu- art sound system and dance floor, the soffits were used to give the illusion lar views of the bright blue waters of dance area is encased with glass walls of increased height and an uplifting Sarasota Bay. Set in a captivating environment, was the motivator for the community The main objective for the new wellness area, for community 52 A resident donated to the renova- Environments for Aging * special supplement Other challenges included low After the grand opening, the well- and host parties and special events

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Environments for Aging - Fall 2016

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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Environments for Aging - Fall 2016 - Editorial
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Environments for Aging - Fall 2016 - Bulletin
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