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REMODEL/RENOVATION COMPETITION
FINALIST

Milwaukee Catholic Home Lobby MILWAUKEE
Submitted by: Plunkett Raysich Architects LLP MILWAUKEE
Cost per square foot: $70
The Milwaukee Catholic Home's
(Milwaukee) tagline is "Experience.
Community. Spirit." All of these elements came into play as the new lobby
was designed to reflect the mission,
vision, and values of the Milwaukee
Catholic Home.
The lobby renovation was a part of a
larger master plan to refresh the home
to be inviting and modern. Throughout multiple renovations including
converting skilled nursing beds into a
community-based residential facility,
a new entrance canopy, and the lobby
renovation, the building remained occupied and there was minimal disruption to the residents.
During the design process,
residents, front-line staff, leadership
staff, and friends of the Milwaukee
Catholic Home from the community
were invited to complete questionnaires, participate in listening sessions,
and give input which resulted in the
established design.
The building's lobby was expanded
and transformed to foster a more
updated environment and destination
BEFORE

for residents. The new reception desk
greets people and serves as an information hub, while an adjacent casual seat-

Design team: Linda Moses, interior
designer; Larry Schneider, senior living
planner; Michael Sobczak, designer
Photography: © Tricia Shay Photography

BEFORE

Jury comments:
* Space is more engaging aesthetically
and one can see the "community"
potential with the café setting.
* For those seeking a social excuse to
"hang around" the lobby, this space
is conducive and proximity to the
elevators helps.
* Like the casual seating niches for
those who don't want to be on
display.
* Renovation supports mission tagline
"Experience. Community. Spirit." They
were able to bring the "life" to the
center creating a floorplan that eases
an individual through the space.
* Great renovation on a low budget.

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ing area includes new furniture, plants,
and accessories. The unique floor
pattern emulates the ceiling design and
creates a wayfinding path for residents.
Rich, wood trim and display cases
complement the warm lighting finish
palette. New flooring is more durable,
easier to maintain, and more comfortable to walk on. The new look, feel, and
function of the lobby has increased
resident and staff satisfaction.
The lobby renovation further enhanced the access to the adjacent large,
multifunctional outdoor patio, which
facilitates additional summer activities
for the general community including cookouts, open houses for new
residents, and entertainment group
performances.



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Environments for Aging - Fall 2017
Contents
EFAmagazine.com
Editorial
Editorial Advisory Board
Show Talk
Bulletin
Welcome
High score
Now and then
Setting the stage
Close to home
Open house
All inclusive
Top 10 Remodel/ Renovation projects
Introduction
Product Innovation Awards winners
Product Innovation Gallery
Design Profiles
Q+A
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Environments for Aging - Fall 2017 - EFAmagazine.com
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Environments for Aging - Fall 2017 - Editorial
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Environments for Aging - Fall 2017 - Editorial Advisory Board
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Environments for Aging - Fall 2017 - Show Talk
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Environments for Aging - Fall 2017 - Bulletin
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Environments for Aging - Fall 2017 - Top 10 Remodel/ Renovation projects
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Environments for Aging - Fall 2017 - Introduction
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Environments for Aging - Fall 2017 - Product Innovation Gallery
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Environments for Aging - Fall 2017 - Design Profiles
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