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REMODEL/RENOVATION COMPETITION
FINALIST

Renaissance Café TAMPA, FLA.
Submitted by: Faulkner Design Group DALLAS

Design team: Formation
Development Group
(development consultant and
asset manager); Chancey
Design Partnership (architect);
Faulkner Design Group (interior
designer); Diaz Fritz Group
General Contractors (general
contractor); Allegro Management
Co. (operator)
Photography: Michael Lowry
(after images)

Cost per square foot: Not available

BEFORE

Originally built in the 1990s, the

project, several structural improve-

has been a fixture on the Gulf Coast

ments, and even an unanticipated mold

for more than two decades. However,

remediation were discovered, adding to

it was far from paradise, having not

the overall design challenge.

undergone any updates or renovations

BEFORE

unexpected total window replacement

Renaissance community (Tampa, Fla.),

Designers were able to combine the

since it was initially built. In addition,

three rooms into one larger café that

the various level-of-care buildings

opens up into the reception area and a

were all constructed at different times,

mailroom, creating a welcoming first

resulting in a community that lacked

impression. Residents are thrilled with

continuity in interior and exterior

the improvements, as the new café

design influences. When the property

allows for expanded dining options,

was acquired by new ownership, it was

creating a more casual and fun experi-

apparent a major renovation was neces-

ence, separate from the more formal

sary to revitalize the community.

dining area.

One of the most impactful facelifts

The café boasts several seating op-

in the community was the café in the

tions, such as lounge, banquette, and

prospective residents. From an original

Bayshore Building, which serves inde-

table seating, increasing the overall

Victorian-styled décor, which felt tired

pendent living residents.

functionality of the space. The design

and out of date, designers enhanced

also creates an engaging environment

the palette with a "revitalized coastal"

to the IL building felt confined and

and encourages seamless collaboration

scheme inspired by Tampa's white sand

dark. As resident or guests entered the

between residents, their families, and

beaches, golden sunsets, and emerald-

building, they encountered an enclosed

Renaissance staff members. Outside of

aqua waters, helping reflect the local

reception, seldom-used library, and dif-

dining, this makes it ideal for a variety

Floridian atmosphere and brightening

ficult-to-access café. The design team's

of other educational or social activities.

up the entire space.

Prior to the renovation, the entrance

goal was to open up the space and

Aesthetically, the café also received

and feel like home to current and

Ultimately, the Renaissance renova-

create a lively, energetic gathering spot

a fresh new look. The design team

tion creates an upscale, modern feel

that evoked community and together-

researched the market to identify

and offers a continuum of care without

ness. As construction commenced, an

design elements that would resonate

expensive buy-ins.

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Environments for Aging * special supplement

Jury comments:
* Welcoming space with multiple
seating options and good use of
accent wall to make a daily used
space more recognizable
* In terms of before and after, this
makes a huge splash: the colors,
tiles and lighting make a very
positive impact.
* This is truly transformative
renovation, where a tired space
has been reinvigorated with
positive energy. It is fresh and
crisp and truly a place that
elevates the senses.



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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 - Setting the stage
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Environments for Aging - Fall 2017 - Top 10 Remodel/ Renovation projects
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Environments for Aging - Fall 2017 - Introduction
Environments for Aging - Fall 2017 - Product Innovation Awards winners
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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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