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EFA DESIGN SHOWCASE
INDEPENDENT LIVING

Bishop Gadsden, Wando Cottages on the Glebe CHARLESTON, S.C.
Submitted by: RLPS Architects LANCASTER, PA.
The new pocket neighborhood at Bishop
Gadsden provides a higher density cottage
model for a modest two-acre infill land parcel while also helping to diversify the available independent living options on campus.
The resulting eight single cottages, organized
around a center green, were pre-sold within
24 hours.
 Designed to architecturally emulate
the distinctive character of Charleston low
country homes, the residences feature a mix
of brick and siding façades with a choice of
three traditional dormer designs: a gable,
shed or eyebrow. Generous wrap-around
porches, shutters, and chimneys reinforce the
homes' southern charm. The two-story cottages were carefully planned so that residents
could live very comfortably on the first floor
with the second floor functioning as a bonus
area for a guest bedroom, game room, office
or hobby space. All homes were designed
with an elevator shaft to provide the option
of a residential elevator to access the second
floor loft.
 Adjacent to a preserve, the pocket neighborhood features a contrasting manicured
lawn for the center green designed to function
as an outdoor room for hosting lawn parties
and other informal gatherings and events. The
result creates a smaller, pedestrian-friendly
neighborhood within the larger community
which capitalizes on outdoor connections
and views. The site's proximity to an activity
pavilion and croquet court, as well as a future
clubhouse/restaurant venue, and healthcare
and rehabilitation center promotes walkability and further interaction with the larger
campus.
Project category: Unbuilt/conceptual
Chief administrator: C. William Trawick,
CEO
Firm: RLPS Architects, www.rlps.com
Design team: RLPS Architects (architect);
Samet Corp. (construction manager);
Hussey Gay Bell (civil engineer); Reese
Engineering Inc. (MEP engineer)
Number/type of housing units:
8 independent living cottages
Total building area (sq. ft.): 22,168
Construction cost/sq. ft.: Not available
Total construction cost (excluding
land): Not available
Completion: March 2019
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