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REMODEL/RENOVATION COMPETITION Cornerstone MRC TEXARKANA, TEXAS Submitted by: D2 Architecture DALLAS AND Faulkner Design Group DALLAS Cost per square foot: $85 Design team: D2 Architecture (architect); Faulkner Design Group (interior designer); WLJ Engineering (MEP engineer); The McDougal Group (contractor); Phillips & Sons Refrigeration (food service design) Part of a $3 million renovation and a realization of the vision to provide the latest features in both living space and services to its residents, Methodist Retirement Communities transformed its dining commons into a more service oriented, luxuriously appointed dining and living area. The entire dining area was gutted, removing half walls and faux columns to open up the space for more functional use and dramatic fixtures and furniture. A soft and sophisti- PHOTO (AFTER): © MICHAEL LOWRY PHOTOGRAPHY cated palette of beiges and blues updated the existing drab finishes. The As part of the process, the design existing private dining was relocated team engaged the residents early on, and replaced with a bistro. The bistro and even before the work had begun is a light food service venue. These the residents were so excited about improvements to the dining allow the upgrades that they began spread- Cornerstone to extend services hours ing the word with their off-site and function to their residents. A fo- friends, bringing more guests and cal point of the dining corridor, the potential residents into the commu- sun room punctuates the end of the nity. The community reports another dining room with a beautiful sitting benefit: more guests! The residents area bathed in natural light. are noticeably proud of their "new" A great deal of coordination went campus and are inviting friends, into planning the phased construc- children, and grandchildren to join tion of this project. There were them in their dining commons. many different parts of the building With its newly found elegance, the undergoing renovations to reposition atrium draws residents, family, visi- the community within the Northeast tors immediately as they enter the Texas market. The dining and private community. Jury comments: BEFORE * Outstanding use of limited funds to have a huge impact. Much more inviting design-very liveable! * Great transformation! Nice decorative lighting-well scaled and well placed in the space. The carpet pattern and color are well chosen for the space type. The goal for a more luxurious dining experience appears to be well met. * Elegant design fulfills a variety of dining options for residents and guests. Very beautiful. Reader comments: * Decidedly the most tasteful renovation of a drab, outdated dining area I have seen in recent years. * This project should be congratulated on the low cost per square foot. dining areas were partitioned with temporary walls while main street/ corridor circulation from the main entrance remained open. A key component of the overall renovation, the dining commons portion of the project was completed on schedule and in ten weeks. BEFORE PHOTO (AFTER): © MICHAEL LOWRY PHOTOGRAPHY Environments for Aging * special supplement 55

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 - EFAmagazine.com
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Environments for Aging - Fall 2016 - Editorial
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Environments for Aging - Fall 2016 - Show Talk
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Environments for Aging - Fall 2016 - Bulletin
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Environments for Aging - Fall 2016 - Community
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Environments for Aging - Fall 2016 - Creative License
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