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EFA DESIGN SHOWCASE
CONTINUING CARE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY

Meadowood WORCESTER, PA.
Submitted by: RLPS Architects and RLPS Interiors LANCASTER, PA.

Meadowood has an extensive

showering suites off a core fea-

activities, but several dining and

turing wooden lockers, seating,

wellness spaces needed to be re-

indirect lighting, and a hospital-

envisioned to support program

ity counter with infused waters

goals and ultimately create

and personal grooming acces-

new amenities. On the entry

sories. The physical therapy suite

floor, dining updates focused

includes an outdoor courtyard

on increasing capacity while

component to encourage ad-

simultaneously breaking down

ditional environmental therapy.

the scale and creating distinctive,

The expansion will feature a

differentiated experiences. This

green roof to maintain positive

included introduction of a bistro,

views for neighboring buildings.

pop-up dining, and exhibition

Project category: Unbuilt/conceptual
Chief administrator: Paul Nordeman, MHA, NHA, president and CEO
Firms: RLPS Architects, www.rlps.com; RLPS Interiors, www.rlpsinteriors.com
Design team: RLPS Architects (architect); RLPS Interiors (interior designer);
Scopos Hospitality Group (food service consultant); Design for Generations
(landscape architect); Wallover Architects (aquatics consultant); Woodrow &
Associates (civil engineer); Alderson Engineering (electrical & fire protection
engineer)
Resident/client capacity: 400
Total building area (sq. ft.): 23,300
Construction cost/sq. ft.: Not available
Total construction cost (excluding land): Not available
Completion: September 2017

allows for private changing and

tradition of resident clubs and

The underutilized courtyard
is being transformed into a

cooking.
On the lower level, the design

new campus amenity to create

expands the aerobics classroom,

engaging outdoor event spaces

physical therapy suite, and

to complement and enhance the

aquatics areas. These spaces are

dining and wellness updates.

lined with full-height windows

This includes exercise areas, a

overlooking and connecting to a

full cooking kitchen, trellised

reimagined courtyard. The new

patios, an herb garden, a fire pit,

pool accommodates multiple

water features, and various social

configurations.

spaces, all programmed to re-

A minimally expanded,
spatially conscious locker space

inforce the connection between
indoor and outdoor spaces.

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