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EFA DESIGN SHOWCASE
WELLNESS/FITNESS CENTER

Woodcrest Villa, Viva Centre LANCASTER, PA.
Submitted by: RLPS Architects and RLPS Interiors LANCASTER, PA.
Project category: New construction & remodel/renovation
Chief administrator: John D. Sauder, president and CEO
Firms: RLPS Architects, www.rlps.com; RLPS Interiors, www.rlpsinteriors.
com
Design team: RLPS Architects (architect); RLPS Interiors (interior
designer); Reese Engineering Inc. (MEP engineer); RGS Associates
(civil engineer); Warfel Construction Co. (general contractor); Wallover
Architects (aquatics designer); A.W. Lookup (structural engineer)
Photography: Nathan Cox Photography
Resident/client capacity: 344 independent living apartments, 99 villa
cottages
Total building area (sq. ft.): 52,000
Construction cost/sq. ft.: $238
Total construction cost (excluding land): $12.4 million
Completed: February 2016

Viva, often translated to "long

new 300-person performing arts

live," is an apt description for the

center. The fitness components of

new welcome center focused on vi-

the wellness center, also at entry

tality and community engagement.

level, include an aquatics center

Carefully feathered into the hillside

with a lap pool and warm water

between existing apartment wings,

therapy spa, a fitness classroom,

this expansion more than doubled

cardio equipment room, and

the size of the community center,

lockers with changing rooms.

creating a central gathering place

On the upper level, the well-

and social hub that functions as the

traveled connection between

heart of the campus.

resident apartments and the new

The welcome center at the main

wellness and welcome center is

entrance features a two-story lobby

now a lively bistro venue that

and pre-gathering area outside the

greets passersby with the sights
and smells of brewing coffee and
wood-fired oven selections. The
bistro leads into a reading room
to provide overflow seating while
taking advantage of the synergies
between the two spaces. Other
complementary spaces located
nearby include a billiard room,
game room, outdoor plaza with
bocce courts, grilling station and
fire pits, business center, arts and
crafts room, and a new 34-seat
movie theater. As a counterpart
to the many active program
areas, a water wall feature in
a renovated lobby outside the
bistro encourages passersby to
linger by creating a tranquil setting for informal interactions.

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